Music is a vital part of our worship of God. Spanning a variety of musical styles, the Music Ministry seeks to engage all individuals in using musical talents in the worship of God. Contact Marty Watts for more information. Click here to see the complete Music Ministry schedule or view below for a summary of music ministry events.
Sanctuary Choir (college age and up) rehearses each Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Choir Room. This choir sings weekly for the Celebration Service at 11:00 in the Sanctuary and also for two major presentations each year, one during Advent/Christmas and one during Lent/Easter. No audition is required; join by attending Wednesday night rehearsals.
Praise Band (auditioned vocal and instrumental group) leads worship each Sunday for the 11:00 Connexion Service. This group also takes part in other worship leadership opportunities as they arise.
Orchestra (auditioned instrumental ensemble) rehearses every Sunday, August through May, at 9:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Both youth and adults are invited to be a part of this ensemble. They accompany hymn singing at the 11:00 Celebration Service, play with the Sanctuary Choir, and provide additional music for worship.
Handbell Choir (college age and up) practices every Tuesday, August through May, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. This group plays in worship throughout the year and for special programs. Music reading skills are strongly recommended.
Griffin School for the Arts provides opportunities for music instruction for children, youth, and adults. For more information about GSA, go to their website, www.griffinschoolforthearts.org.
First Kids’ Club Singers (age 4 through grade 5) meet every Wednesday night from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Divided by age groups, singing, instrument playing, music theory, and music activities allow children to grow as worshipers and musicians. This program is part of the holistic Wednesday night children’s education program, First Kids’ Club, which provides Missions (Servers) and Music (Singers) education.
Griffin School for the Arts provides opportunities for music instruction for children, youth, and adults. For more information about GSA, go to their website, www.griffinschoolforthearts.org. Kindermusik classes through GSA are also available. See www.musicgriffin.com for a complete schedule of classes.
Special Music Events
Many special music activities take place throughout the year. Click here to see the complete church calendar. Below is a sampling of those events.
Hanging of the Green Service, first Sunday of Advent
First Kids’ Club Christmas Program
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service
Piano Ensemble Concert
First Kids’ Club Spring Program
Special Concerts and Guest Artists
Music Ministry Calendar
To view the Music Ministry’s calendar, click here.