Children's Christmas Eve Service information

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Children's Christmas Eve Service information

This information is for children participating in the service who do not attend Grace School.  Please read the information below for your child's grade level, then click on the link to the form.  

(If you are the parent of a Grace School student, please click here for  information.)

Click here  to let us know that your children will participate in the Christmas Eve service. Download word sheets for grades 1–4 and 5–8 here.
Download information about submitting a cover design for the program.

Children in Grades 1–4

  • Sing for one worship service (two is optional). Rehearsals take place during Sunday School on November 19, December 3, 10, and 17. Attendance at these rehearsals is very important.

November 18: Singers will be picked up at 10:15am by Ms. Dennen, from Family Sunday in Fellowship Hall . 

December 2, 9, 16:  Singers will meet in the commons and rehearse in church following the large group opening.

  • Rehearsals end at approximately 10:45 a.m. Children should be picked up in the atrium following rehearsal. They will not be returning to their classrooms.
  • All children must attend the dress rehearsal: Friday, December 21, at 8:30 a.m. (finished by 11:15 a.m.) Children should be picked up in the atrium following rehearsal.
  • Word sheets and recordings of the songs may be downloaded from the Grace website beginning November 12. 

Click here to let us know that your child(ren) will participate in the Christmas Eve services. Please respond by November 9.

Questions? Contact Ms. Janel Dennen (708-366-6900, ext. 247; ).

 

Children in Grades 5–8

Choose either the choir (both services) or the pageant (one or both services). Eighth grade students may also serve as readers.

5–8 Choir
  • Sing at both the 4:15 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. services.
  • Rehearse on Sundays, 12:30-1:30 on November 11 and 18, and December 2, 9 and 16.
  • All children must attend the dress rehearsal: Friday, December 21, at 8:30 a.m. (finished by 11:15 a.m.) Children should be picked up in the atrium following rehearsal.
Pageant
  • Participate in one or both services. The only rehearsal is the dress rehearsal.
  • All children must attend the dress rehearsal: Friday, December 21, at 8:30 a.m. (finished by 11:15 a.m.) Children should be picked up in the atrium following rehearsal. 
8th Grade Readers (optional)
  • Read at one or both services, as assigned.
  • Rehearse with Ellie Schnack, times to be arranged.
  • All children must attend the dress rehearsal: Friday, December 22, at 8:30 a.m. (finished by 11:15 a.m.) Children should be picked up in the atrium following rehearsal.

Click here to let us know that your child(ren) will participate in the Christmas Eve service. Please respond by November 9. 

Questions? Contact Ms. Janel Dennen (708-366-6900, ext. 247; ) or

Pastor Michael Costello (708-366-6900, ext. 210;

7300 Division Street | River Forest, IL 60305 | (708) 366-6900