December 24, 2014 @ 3:30 p.m.
Mass will be held in Church and Social Hall
The Children’s Christmas Eve Mass is a tradition at SS. Peter & Paul Church. We will be taking sign us for children from Kindergarten through 6
th grade to participate in this liturgy. Volunteers are needed to participate as Angels (grades K-6), Shepherds (grades K-6), Wisemen (grades 4-6), Innkeepers (grades 5-6), Gabriel the Archangel (grades 5-6), Mary and Joseph (grades 5-6).
The children’s participation is based on the Gospel Narration and there are no speaking parts.
Signups will be accepted online beginning November 16th through November 30th at 5:00 p.m. Please visit this web page from November 16th - November 30th to sign up! You will be notified as to your child's placement by December 5th.
Please note that space is limited and we will do our best to include every child in some way in this liturgy. Shepherds and Angels will be first come, first served. All other roles will be determined by a lottery system.
For the roles of Mary and Joseph, preference will be given to sixth graders who have not played the part previously.
There are multiple "scenes" in the church and social hall, so more than one person will be chosen for parts.
rehearsals will be held:
(1) Monday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m. and (2) Monday, December 22nd at 6:30 p.m.
Both rehearsals will begin in the Church and should last no more than one hour each.
Costumes will be available for pick up at the second rehearsal.
Additionally, we are in need of adult volunteer help. Please call Kris Dahla at 624-5827, ext. 213 with questions or if you wish to volunteer to assist with this liturgy.
Children's Christmas Eve Choir
Does your child like to sing? Another option for participating would be to join the Children’s Choir, even if it is just for this special liturgy! Children in grades 1
are invited to sing with our Children’s Choir on Saturday, December 24
at the 3:30 p.m. Mass (Christmas Eve) in the Church or Social Hall.
Our rehearsals for this Mass are scheduled for:
Wednesday, December 17th at 5:30 p.m. in Church AND
Monday, December 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Church or Social Hall.
Children’s Choir members will be assigned to either the Church or Social Hall for Christmas Eve Mass.
If you have questions regarding the Children’s Choir, please call John Gloudeman at 624-5827, ext. 204.