Interested in checking out Youth Band and/or Youth Choir?

Talk to Dave (Music & Worship Minister)! Email dave@abidingpresence.net, hit that "I'd like to be part of Youth Band" button, call the office at 703-455-7500, or just show up for a rehearsal!

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What?

Here is some of the music we have coming up!

Christmas Drama (Sunday, Dec. 10 at 8:45am service) Light of the World by Mark Patterson
––Click here for all sheet music PDFs | Click here for all MP3s for listening–– 
Click here for more details on this week's schedule.

Here are the individual sections which we will sing/play:

  • "Jesus, Light of the World" (and reprise). At measure 32, Youth Choir sings Part II (top part) - listen | PDF | cello/bass PDF
  • "Will You Be Ready?" - Strings play at beginning. Percussion Enters at measure 15. Youth Choir sings starting at measure 19 - Listen | PDF |  cello/bass PDF
  • "Silent Night" - Strings play at beginning. At end of measure 15, cut to measure 29. Youth Choir enters at measure 31 and sings Part I - Listen | PDF
  • "He Is Born" - Youth Choir enters at measure 70 and sings Part II - listen | PDF
  • "Take This Light" - listen | PDF

When?

Youth Band rehearsals are weekly on Wednesdays from 5:00 to 6:00pm, right before Wednesday Night Family Dinner in the Fellowship Hall.

We participate in leading worship regularly too! Here is our current list of dates:

  • Sept 24 (Sun) at 8:45am service (8:15am call time)

  • Oct 14 (Sat) at 6:00pm service (rehearsal at 5:00pm) followed by IHOP with Pastor Meredith and Dave!

  • Nov 12 (Sun) at 8:45am service (8:15am call time)

  • Nov 18 (Sat) at 6:00pm service (rehearsal at 5:00pm) followed by IHOP with Pastor Meredith and Dave!

  • Dec 10 (Sun) at 8:45am service (call time 7:45am); any Youth Band members who are able to come to the dress rehearsal on Saturday, Dec 9 at 11:00am are encouraged to attend; we will finish the dress rehearsal by about 12:30pm for youth. Click here for more details on this week's schedule.

  • Dec 24 (Sun) let me know which service your family is coming to and I will include you into the music plan

Youth Choir rehearsals are normally on selected Sundays right after 11am service. We also participate in leading worship regularly–current list of dates:

Rehearsal Dates

  • Oct 1 (Sun), 12:00-12:45pm
  • Oct 15 (Sun), 12:00-12:45pm
  • Oct 29 (Sun), 12:00-12:45pm
  • Nov 5 (Sun), 12:00-12:45pm
  • Dec 3 (Sun), 12:00-12:45pm
  • Dec 17 (Sun), 12:00-12:45pm

Singing Dates

  • Oct 29 (Reformation Sun) at 11:00am service

  • Nov 12 (Sun) at 11:00am service

  • Dec 10 (Sun) at 8:45am service (call time 7:45am); any Youth Choir members who are able to come to the dress rehearsal on Saturday, Dec 9 at 11:00am are encouraged to attend; we will finish the dress rehearsal by about 12:30pm for youth. Click here for more details on this week's schedule.

  • Dec 24 (Sun) at 4:00pm service


Who?

Any and all youth currently in 6th-12th grade are welcome to participate! You don't have to have prior experience with any instrument. The most important qualification is a willingness to try new things and have a great time making music for God!