Covenant United Methodist Church
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.

Music

 

"Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord”.  Ephesians 5:19

Music is truly a gift from God, a gift that blesses each of us on an on-going basis. If you are musical, or would just like to "make a joyful noise unto the Lord”, we have a place for you in the music program at Covenant United Methodist Church. Please join us. You will be glad you did!!  Contact Kathy Herman at kathy.herman@covenant-umc.org. if you have any questions about any music opportunity. 

Come for fun, fellowship, music and refreshments- 7:30- 9:00 pm, rehearsal to follow. 

All are welcome!

   

 The Chancel Choir

     Age: High School through Adult

Directed by Kathy Herman, the Chancel Choir  leads worship weekly September through June.  The widely varied repertoire is selected from music of our time, from the Church's rich musical tradition and from other cultures.  Once to twice a year,  the Chancel Choir performs major works accompanied by orchestra. Everyone is welcome! Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:00 PM. LInks to practice files here.


 


Covenant Chorale

Age: Middle School through High School
The Covenant Chorale, formerly called the Youth Choir, under the direction of Anita Stonebraker, offers music during special worship services. Rehearsals TBA.

 

                                                                                                

Children's Music

Angel Choir - Age 3 - 7

Lightshiners - Age 7 through Grade 5 

All children are invited to participate in one of our choirs and experience music in a joyful environment. The Angel Choir provides age appropriate singing, movement opportunities, playing rhythm instruments and listening to music. The Lightshiners Choir provides a great opportunity for children to in worship, leaning music from many styles, and enjoy fun and fellowship.  Both choirs sing at Sunday services and on special holidays, such as  Christmas, Palm Sunday, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day. Rehearsal Schedule: First and Third Sundays at 10:00 AM.  Come join the fun!  Email Anita Stonebraker  (Lightshiners) or Susie Reiter (Angel Choir) for information.

 The Covenant Instrumental Ensemble

Directed by Anita Stonebraker, The Covenant Instrumental Ensemble participates in our Worship Services three or four times during the school year. Instrumentalists provide accompaniment for the hymn singing and also perform religious works. Although most of the musicians are youth, all ages may participate. 

 

Ukulele Ensemble

Directed by Nani Lowery.  Rehearsals Thursday nights, beginning October 6th from 6:30- 7:30 pm in the Choir Room.  Ages 8 - 88 welcome to join in the strumming.  No experience needed.   Bring your ukulele!  
 

The Summer Choir

The Summer Choir provides music for the 10:00am. service during the summer months.  Rehearsals are on Sunday morning at 9:15am, so bring the family, have a donut, learn a fun anthem, and praise God through music.

 

Other Opportunities

In addition to these regularly scheduled ensembles, there are many opportunities for soloists or independent groups to provide special music during our Sunday morning worship services throughout the year. Two Music Ensembles have recently formed - The Amazing Gracenotes, a women's acapella quartet, and The Bass Clefs, a men's quartet.   Both groups will be singing at worship services. !  Play an instrument? Love to sing?  Please contact Kathy Herman (kathy.herman@covenant-umc.org. for scheduling information and music opportunities.