Adult Opportunities in Music Ministry

 

Sanctuary Choir (8:15am service)

The Sanctuary Choir sings at the 8:15am Sunday worship service once a month.  We rehearse the assigned Sunday morning at 7:30am in the choir room.

Members of Sanctuary Choir often join with the Chancel Choir on Wednesday evenings to prepare for the special music for Christmas and Easter.

Contact our Associate Director of Music / Choir Director, Johnny Steiner, for more information at jsteiner@messiahumc.net. 

 

MEN OF MESSIAH (8:15AM SERVICE)

The Men of Messiah sing at the 8:15am Sunday worship service once a month.  We rehearse on the assigned Sunday morning at 7:30am in the choir room, following a fellowship breakfast.

Members of Men of Messiah often join with the Chancel Choir on Wednesday evenings to prepare for the special music for Christmas and Easter. 

Contact our Associate Director of Music / Choir Director, Johnny Steiner, for more information at jsteiner@messiahumc.net. 

 

Awakening TEAM (9:30am service)

Awakening Team presents music in worship at the 9:30am service most Sundays. We rehearse in the choir room Wednesday evenings at 6:15pm. This chamber group of about 12 singers takes on more advanced music and incorporates a wide variety of styles from Renaissance to Jazz and early English to Contemporary. Membership is always open to those who are solid music readers, can blend their voice well with others and have a strong commitment to weekly rehearsals. 

Contact our Associate Director of Music / Choir Director, Johnny Steiner, for more information at jsteiner@messiahumc.net. 

 

Chancel Choir (11:00 am service)

The Chancel Choir is our largest ensemble, and sings at the 11am Sunday worship service. We rehearse in the sanctuary Wednesday evenings at 7:15pm. The Chancel Choir prepares a wide variety of choral literature throughout the year, and presents a major work with orchestra twice a year - during Lent and Advent. All are welcome to join us!

Contact our Associate Director of Music / Choir Director, Johnny Steiner, for more information at jsteiner@messiahumc.net. 

 

The Praise Band (11 am service in McVay Fellowship Hall)

The Praise Band leads in worship each week at 11am at Praise and Worship in McVay Fellowship Hall. Instrumentalists and singers are integrated into a rotating schedule as gifts appear and needs are apparent.  Colin Smith, is our worship leader and leads the Praise Band which rehearses on Tuesday nights from 7:00-8:30 pm.   If you are interested click here:  Colin Smith

 

MESSIAH RINGERS (8:15 AND 9:30 am serviceS)

We will have great opportunities for all skill levels on Monday evenings.    If you have never rung a bell and want to learn, come Mondays at 6:45 and partner with an experienced ringer as you play the same bells and become comfortable with your new skills. 

 John Holsinger,   Organist/Associate Director of Music Ministries is our handbell coordinator and can answer any questions you may have.   click here to reach John.         

      

THE DINGS (outreach daytime)

The Dings meet October-December and February - April on Mondays at 1:15pm and prepare a unique ministry and musical outreach with handbells and chimes at local nursing centers and retirement homes.  This group is for ringers at any skill level.  To book an engagement, contact Kathy Butler who coordinates activities.