Worship & Music Committee: 3 Feb 2013

Minutes of the Worship and Music Committee

3 February 2013

In Attendance: Andrew Fredel, Cindi Brickson, Kristine Granias, Steve Ingerson, Elaine Madigan, Deacon Rev. Sandy Obarski

Minutes: Kristine will type complete minutes and send to all committee members and also send a summary to Dan Moore for inclusion on the website. Copies will also be placed in the Gathering Room at church or mailed for those who do not have access to email or the website.

Calendar: Stephanie Hall has provided funds for the Jazz group to play the fourth Sunday in April as a memorial for George Hall. 2nd Sunday group will perform on the 21st of April (3rd Sunday).

Evensong: February 10, 4:00 with Trinity Episcopal Choir - Contact James Knittle about helping with refreshments and hospitality.

Lent and Easter: We will have our quarter-time priest who will preside at Holy week services. Ash Wednesday services at 7:00 am and 7:00 pm Discussion regarding the Pascal Candle, cleaning the Sanctuary and Gathering Room, flowers and decoration. We encourage more parishioners to attend the Easter Vigil service and plan to light the Pascal fire in the garden as a way of welcoming interesting the community. Sara Logan will write Prayers of the People for Lent.

Appreciation: Committee members expressed appreciation for Andrew and his work this past year and especially during this time of transition.

Instrument Maintenance: Since the heat has been consistent, we have moved to tune and maintain the sanctuary piano and will tune the organ reeds before Easter.

Music Series: The Youth Group from St. Stephan’s Lutheran who were to present a musical this spring will no longer be coming. However the Champlin Park Tour choir will be using Gethsemane on Thursday night, March 7 for rehearsal before they take off on their tour. They will present a concert at 7:00 with the $5.00/ticket proceeds going to the Gethsemane general fund. Expected to raise about $1,000.00.

Space Use: Members contributed ideas about groups who might be interested in using the great hall or sanctuary for rehearsals or concerts.

Future meetings: March 3, April 21, June 16 from 11:30-1:00.

The meeting ended with scripture reflection and singing in the back room of the Normandy Inn restaurant!

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