Bless, O Lord, us Thy servants, who minister in Thy temple. Grant that what we sing with our lips, we may believe in our hearts, and what we believe in our hearts, we may show forth in our lives. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. —The Chorister's Prayer, Royal School of Church Music
The music ministry of First United Methodist Church seeks to glorify God and foster Christian discipleship and musicianship through a program of sacred choral and instrumental music. Known for its outstanding tradition of excellence, music at First United Methodist Church plays a significant role in the spiritual and liturgical life of the congregation and community. We have many opportunities for you to get plugged-in and make music together — spanning all ages, abilities, and musical genres!
Some of these opportunities include:
Wee-Praize! (age 5 - grade 2) and KidzPraize! (grades 3-5) Children's Music (September - May)
Youth Praise Band (year-round)
Peals of Praise Handbell Ensemble (September - May)
Chancel Choir (September - May)
Seasonal Choirs (Christmas, Easter, and Summer: June - August)
Vocal and Instrumental solos and ensembles
The Music Ministry at First United Methodist Church is grateful to receive generous support through ongoing gifts made to the MUSIC MEMORIAL FUND. This fund enables significant musical offerings through worship, concert, and outreach each year.
For more information, please contact Joshua Starnes, Director of Music Ministry..