6th Annual Christmas Cantata & Christmas Program

On Saturday and Sunday, December 9th and 10th, the Beaver Island Cantata Choir and other musicians presented to the Island community their annual program. This years' program was dedicated to the memory of Carol Wierenga making it even more special.

Judi Meister and Laraine Dawson began with a prelude "O Holy Night" on the piano and organ. These two ladies have magical hands and produce the most lovely music.

A quartet of Jayne Bailey, Bill Detwiler, Jean Palmer and Mike Scripps sang "O Come All Ye Faithful and what a great job they did.

Jayne Bailey, Bill Detwiler, Joe Moore and Julie Roy played "Veni, Veni Emmanuel" and "Silent Night" on their recorders. What beautiful music they made.

With Judi Meister on piano, Joe Moore on violin and Charlene Skinner on flute we could almost hear the "Angles We Have Heard on High".

Mike Scripps sang his own moving rendition of "Mary, Did You Know?"

"Away In A Manger" and "Silent Night, Holy Night" were performed by the Kids Choir and Chimes, directed by Deb Plastrik. What an amazing amount of talent we grow here!

The Chimes Ensemble, directed by Deb Plastrik, played "What Child Is This" and "O Come, All Ye Faithful". Angelic music.

The Cantata Choir took their places for "Celebrate Emmanuel" as Judi Meister and Laraine Dawson played the entrance "Joy to the World". "Celebrate Emmanuel" was narrated by Pinky Harmon and John Fiegen.

Soloist Miranda Rooy thrilled everyone with her marvelous voice as she sang "Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song). What a beautiful voice she has, and it truly complimented the choir under the direction of Kathy Speck.

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Goober's Twelve Days of Christmas

As most of you know, we acquired a puppy, who at times seems to be the puppy from hell. Either that or he has the puppy version of Attention Deficit Disorder. It seems appropriate, in honor of the upcoming holiday to include him since he certainly has livened up our household. So here's Goober's twelve days of Christmas:

On the first day of Christmas Goober gave to us
The Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the second day of Christmas Goober gave to us
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the third day of Christmas Goober gave to us
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas Goober gave to us
Four nervous cats
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas Goober gave to us
Five chewed-up stockings
Four nervous cats
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas gave to us
Six yards of soggy ribbon
Five chewed-up stockings
Four nervous cats
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas gave to us
Seven scraps of homework
Six yards of soggy ribbon
Five chewed-up stockings
Four nervous cats
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas Goober gave to us
Eight pieces of important mail
Seven scraps of homework
Six yards of soggy ribbon
Five chewed-up stockings
Four nervous cats
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas Goober gave to us
Someone's' unmentionables in nine pieces
Eight pieces of important mail
Seven scraps of homework
Six yards of soggy ribbon
Five chewed-up stockings
Four nervous cats
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the tenth day of Christmas Goober gave to us
Ten Christmas cards we should have mailed
Someone's' unmentionables in nine pieces
Eight pieces of important mail
Seven scraps of homework
Six yards of soggy ribbon
Five chewed-up stockings
Four nervous cats
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the eleventh day of Christmas Goober gave to us
Eleven little nips
Ten Christmas cards we should have mailed
Someone's' unmentionables in nine pieces
Eight pieces of important mail
Seven scraps of homework
Six yards of soggy ribbon
Five chewed-up stockings
Four nervous cats
Three well-chewed paperbacks
Two little “accidents”
And the Santa topper from the Christmas tree.

On the twelfth day of Christmas Goober gave to us
A dozen puppy kisses and we forgot about the other eleven days.

Cookie Carnival

Beaver Island Christian Church

December 14th, 2006

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Everyone Welcome

Come, try our samples

(If you would like to order several dozen Nutmeg Logs, please call Lil Gregg 448-2305 by December 10th)

Islander Sports

Volleyball/Basketball Beaver Island vs Ojibwe at Beaver Island Community School on Friday night and Saturday morning. Come cheer and watch the Islanders play.

Check out the Community Calendar for upcoming December events