Music Ministry Opportunities

You are warmly invited to join our ministry - leading people to God through worship and praise! Singer or Instrumentalist, , young or old, amateur or professional - there is a place for you. Come and serve among friends. All it takes is love for God, a love for music, and a willingness to dedicate yourself to a regular rehearsal schedule. Prayerfully consider if God may be leading you to be a part of the Worship Ministry.

"Praise Choir"

Presents choral anthems twice a month at our 8:00 traditional and 8:45 blended worship services. Adults and high-school singers are welcome. Rehearsals are on Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30, September-May. "Praise Chior" also sings at special services including July 4th, Christmas Eve, and leads our "Holy Week Ensemble" during Lent. "Praise Choir" also enjoys teaming up with other music ministry groups for special events such as our "Night in Bethlehem" production.

 

"Spirit Song"

Leads singing twice a month at the contemporary, 11:00, worship service. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00pm in the North Sanctuary. Adults and high-school singers as well as guitarists, bass players, drummers, and keyboardists are welcome. We enjoy singing the newer Christian songs as well as some old favorites. "Spirit Song" enjoys participating in outreach evens such as the Car Show and often joining with other Music Ministry groups for our special seasonal services. Smaller groups and soloists for this service are selected from "Spirit Song."

Seasonal Ensembles

Adult singers and instrumentalists join together to lead the singing for seasonal and special services. Attendance at several preannounced rehearsals is expected.

"Majestic Praise"

Leads singing at the 8:45 blended service. Rehearsals are on Mondays, 1:00-2:00pm. Adults and high-school singers as well as guitarists, bass players, and keyboardists are welcome. We enjoy singing a blend of new and old hymns along with new and old praise songs. "Majestic Praise" enjoys working closely with "Praise Choir" and "Agape Bells" in preparing music throughout the year.

"Youth Choir" and "Cherub Choir"

Is part of our Wednesday evening Holy Cross University program. We offer a combines 6:00 choir rehearsal for Students grades 1-3; Cherub Choir and for students grade 4-8; Youth Choir. The Cherub Choir sings with the Youth Choir at the 8:00 and 8:45 services once a month. The Youth Choir also leads the singing at the 11:00 service once a month and the Cherub Choir will join them on the opening song. Cherub & Youth choirs also enjoy signing with other music ministry groups at special seasonal services and events like our Car Show and "A Night in Bethlehem."

Instrumentalists/Orchestra

Prepares music monthly for the 8:45 blended and 11:00 contemporary services. Rehearsals are the Wednesday before we play. Instrumentalists included are woodwinds, brass and strings as well as keyboards, guitars and drums. Our music is at a 9th grade level or higher and our instrumental soloists come from our HC orchestra. Often, we join up with other music ministry groups for holiday (seasonal) services and concerts. Orchestra members love inviting musical friends to come play with us. 

"Agape Bells"

Bell choir prepares music for our 8:00 traditional and 8:45 blended worship services once a month as well as many of our seasonal services. Adults and Teens are welcome. rehearsals are the Tuesday before we play, 6:30-7:15 in the music room (before "Praise Choir" rehearsal) Sept-May.

Guitar Club

Guitar Club is a 6 week class for people, 5th grade - adult, interested in learning to playing guitar or bass guitar. Interested people need to own or borrow a guitar (acoustic or electric). While we're learning to play, we discuss the different types of guitars, their history, Biblical references and their place in public worship. Every week, we enjoy watching a YouTube of a renowned Christian guitar player and discuss. After our six class, members are invited to play at the 11:00 service with Spirit Song. 

Interested? Let us know.