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Singing and playing guitar prior to Christmas eve service

Just got asked by the choir director at Zion Lutheran church to sing a few minutes before Christmas Eve service.  I haven't picked out the songs yet but I am planning on bringing a microphone and my amplifier so I won't get drowned out by the larger than normal crowds.


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