Transforming Lives in the Love of Jesus Christ

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Music

Christ United Methodist Church

 

Precious Angels - Preschool Choir (3 - 5 years old)                                                    Rehearsals - Wednesdays, 5:15pm - 5:40pm 
Director: Sherry Harris
This choir is just for our youngest of children!  Preschoolers will get a chance to sing each week and learn how exciting and fun it can be to praise God with our voice.  This group will sing about 3-4 times each year. 

Cherub Choir - Children's ensemble (K-2nd grade)                                                       Rehearsals - Wednesdays, 6pm - 6:30pm
Director: Linda Wagner
Children learn songs that praise God and teach God's love. In this ensemble, children will also get a chance to play melody bells to accompany familiar tunes.

Jesus Jammerz - Children's ensemble (K-2nd grade)                                                    Rehearsals - Wednesdays, 5:15 pm- 6:00pm

Director: Miki Chelton

This group uses their boy percussion, percussion instruments and movement to express the music they are "jamming" to at each performance. It is a lively group and a different style than any other group in our music ministries. No singing is done in this choir and no prior musical experience is needed.

Carol Choir - Children's ensemble (3rd-6th grades)                                                             Rehearsals - Wednesdays, 6pm - 6:30pm  

Director: Sherry Harris
Children are taught the love of Jesus Christ through patience and dedication. Children begin part singing and sing a variety of songs from hymns to praise songs. This group participates in Choir Camp every summer and a choir festival every third year.

Youth Choir - Youth ensemble (7th- 12th grades)                                                                Rehearsals - Wednesdays, 6pm - 6:30pm
Director: Katie Campbell
The youth in this ensemble learn two to three part songs, depending on the size of the choir. It is a group that shows the joy of a life journey with God through their music and their energy in rehearsals.

Grace in Progress - Youth Praise Band                                                                                       Rehearsals - Sundays 3:00 - 4:00pm

Director: Elysa Dalbow

This newly formed group occasionally will share their gifts with the congregation. They wish to show their love of God and share fellowship along with their music.

Melody Chimes - Children's handbell ensemble (3rd -6th grades)                                Rehearsals - Wednesdays, 5:15pm - 5:55pm 
Director: Linda Wagner
Children who participate in this ensemble play melody chimes, which is a precursor to handbells. Children work together to praise Jesus and express his word through their music. The ability to read music is strongly recommended but not required.

Agape Ringers -
Youth handbell ensemble (7th-12th grades)                                             Rehearsals - Wednesdays, 7pm - 8:00pm
Director: Elysa Dalbow
Agape ringers learn beginning handbell techniques and improve music reading. This ensemble has a special talent to spread Jesus' love through the sanctuary no matter what piece they have chosen.

Orchestra - Multi-generational instrument ensemble (grades 9- adult)                                                                   Rehearsals -  TBA

Contact Miki Chelton 
The CUMC orchestra is comprised of many different instrumentalists throughout the congregation.  Regardless of age or ability, this group is blessed with a beautiful sound that stirs the Holy Spirit inside our hearts.  This group plays 2 - 3 times per season and will play anthems, preludes and also accompanies hymns.