Psalm 110:1-3 NASB
The purpose of the children’s choir is to give children aged 3 through 5th grade an opportunity to learn how to glorify the Lord through music. This is done in two different ways, by teaching them about music and the intricacies of music and what it means to sing for the Lord and what it means to have their motivations be for the Lord (not for their family, etc). Additionally, we want to be teaching them truths about God through the songs they sing. In the past years, we have done a musical with the kids so they have an opportunity to do some acting and how to use those talents to honor the Lord, to get into characters and to express those characters in a way that glorifies the Lord.
The activities include a practice during the evening services on Sunday nights, starting at 5:45 PM - 7:00 pm. Once a week practice during the school year and they typically sing either morning or evening service sporadically and also to participate in the Christmas program in Early December. There is usually one extra rehearsal before the Christmas program on a weekend. Helpers might require an extra 30 minutes per week to assist with planning. To sing in a choir, a child just needs to show up consistently for practice.