Registration for RE and Choirs 2019-20
Register to be a part of Religious Education (RE) and Choirs starting in Fall of 2019. Families register for RE and Choir at the same time on the online form.
Children and youth must be registered in order to attend the religious education and children’s/youth choirs. Guests are welcome to visit up to three times before they are asked to register.
While there is a fee for registration, if any program cost presents a financial hardship to your family scholarships and waivers are available. We would never want an inability to pay to prevent your child’s participation. Requests for financial assistance should be made to Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education, and are held strictly confidential.
The new fee structure is set up with a base for all participants and modest additional fees for our special programs: FUUY, Coming of Age, and OWL. This reflects the additional time and, in some cases, intensive teacher training needed to keep these important programs up and running. (Children’s/Youth Choir fees offset the cost of snacks for those groups). Please reach out to the RE Action Team Chairs- Ann Bobo, Kerri Spilker, and Maureen Markelz- with any questions about the change in fees.
The Music Program includes Children’s Choir for Grades 1-5, Youth Choir for Grades 6-12, and Spring Operetta for Grades 1-12. Children’s Choir rehearses on Mondays, 4 – 4:45 pm, and Youth Choir rehearses on Mondays, 5:15 – 6:15 pm, both starting September 16, 2019. Members of BOTH choirs stay in between, 4:45 – 5:15 pm, for “CH/OUTH LIMBO TIME” for special music projects: guitar/ukelele band, a cappella ensemble, solos, instrumentalists, drumming, and Operetta rehearsal starting in January. (No separate registration required for limbo time.) A schedule of rehearsal, performance and special event dates for both choirs will be available at follen.org in late summer. Please note that registration for the Spring 2020 Operetta will take place in December 2019. Contact Vivian Montgomery, Director of Music: vivian.musicdirector@
Follen Church offers a religious education program that teams trained, dedicated teachers and staff with parents and guardians of our children to promote faith exploration. Your help is needed. We strongly encourage each person to serve and support the religious education programs as they are able. Opportunities include: teachers and assistants and substitutes, youth mentors and group advisors, field trip and overnight chaperones, game and craft leaders, food donations, and more.