Music Ministry

Sing to God, you kingdoms of earth!    (Psalm 68)

Sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things.  (Psalm 98:1)

Sanctuary Choir    September - May

The Sanctuary Choir sings a variety of traditional choral anthems, African-American Spirituals, modern choral works, hymn and praise song arrangements.  High School students - Adults are welcomed to join the Sanctuary Choir.

Rehearsals:  Wednesdays @ 7:00 - 8:30 pm (Sanctuary) Sundays @ 10:15 am (Choir Room)

Jubilation Praise Band

Jubilation has a smooth, eclectic setlist, drawn from the modern classics, as well as contemporary Praise & Worship genre, Appalachian and Gospel spirituals, Jazz Gospel, and Southern harmony hymns.  Jubilation includes several voices, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, piano, drums, flute, and saxophone.  Youth - Adults are welcomed to join the Jubilation Praise Band. 

Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm (Sanctuary)

Men's Quartet

The Men's Quartet sings hymns and songs, either a cappella or with accompaniment for special services, including funerals and weddings.  Youth - Adults are welcomed to join the Men's Quartet. 

Presence Women's Vocal Ensemble

Presence is a premiere women's ensemble that presents special vocal music in a variety of genres at special services throughout the year.  Members of this group read music, can sing independently, and have previous experience in vocal ensembles.  Choral Youth - Adults are welcomed to join Presence.

Essence Vocal Octet ("Heilige Acht")

Essence is a small, select group of music lovers that presents motets and choral anthems in a variety of genres.  Usually two singers are on each part, but membership is open to new members who love choral music!   Reading music and previous experience in vocal ensembles is helpful, but not required.  High School students - Adults are welcomed to join Essence.

Bell Choir     September - May

Our English handbell choir plays a four-octave set of Malmark hand bells to perform a wide variety of pieces using a variety of ringing techniques and accompany choral groups.  There is always room for inquisitive new ringers.

Youth Choir      September - May

Youth Choir singers learn about performing melody, harmony, rhythm, vocal technique, posture, breath management, diction, tone production, music reading skills, leading the congregation in a text, and how to co-operate as a team.  Youth in grades 6-12 are welcomed to join the Youth Choir.

Cherub Choir    September - May

The Cherub Choir is for elementary school age children, grades 3-5.  This is a high energy group of children who enjoy weekly rehearsals and participate in both regular worship services and special services.