Bishop Ted G. Thomas will be the Wednesday Night Guest Speaker during the
54th Holy Convocation for Eastern Missouri – Western Illinois Jurisdiction
What – A music department summit for all choir members and musicians. It will include Meet & Greet, Power Workshops, Choir Rehearsals, and a culminating Concert. All songs will be originals written by the participants of the music summit.
Friday night, October 2, 2015
Saturday, October 3, 2015 – 8:30am – 3:00pm
Saturday, October 3, 2015 – 6:00pm – Concert
Where – Shiloh COGIC
Currently holding services at:
Harvest Assembly Baptist Church
8008 Fordson Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22306
Who – You – everyone is welcome to attend. Focus on music ministry including vocals, music dept. leadership, directors, liturgical praise dancers and musicians.
More Details –
Song Submission – Please submit your original written or arranged song music file, the typed lyrics to the song, a brief bio of you and the inspiration of your song via email to:
Naomi Kim Thomas – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dianne Minggia – email@example.com
Reuben Thomas – firstname.lastname@example.org
James Byrd – email@example.com
To assist us with planning, if you know you’re submitting a song please let us know that during the week of the Holy Convocation. We’ll still need electronic song submission by the deadline.
Note – If you don’t already have copyright for your song, the fastest way to legally protect the rights of your song is burn it on a CD or tape record it, write the words out and date the copy, then mail the package to yourself. Keep the package sealed and it will hold up in court.
Song Submission deadline – 9/1/2015
Registration fees are not due until the dates of the event (Oct. 3, 4) and include your lunch for Saturday Oct. 4th.
Fee – ages 13 and under – $5
14-17yrs old – $10
18+ yrs old – $25
Hotel Accommodations – Hampton Inn, 8843 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria, VA. 22309. Price is $106.40/night which includes tax and a hot breakfast. Encouraging everyone to reserve your room today! Your card is not charged until the night of the reservation, but we need to know if we need more rooms or if we need to find another hotel to accommodate us ASAP. If everyone waits until the last day, and we run out of rooms, it will be difficult for us to request additional rooms or contact other hotels to ensure rooms at the same rate. Firm cut off is 10 September. New management will not adjust dates due to major event at Fort Belvoir. Please book your room(s) online by clicking HERE.
Public Relations – In addition to the formal public relations efforts that are going forth, here’s what you can do:
Guest Clinicians – “Powershops”
Summit Musical – Featuring the Summit Choir, our guest clinicians and more… More information on “Saturday Night Musical” guest(s) to follow.