Choirs, Orchestras & Handbells


Choirs, Orchestras & Handbells

Adult Choir

Rehearses Wednesdays, 7-8:30 pm from September through mid-June. The Adult Choir forms the core of our music ministry and provides leadership in our 8:15 and 9:45 Sunday morning services, as well as presenting occasional special projects and concerts. Pastor Dave LeRud directs the choir, which is open to high school juniors and seniors and all adults.

KidsLife Choir

For Grades 1-6, meets Sunday mornings from 8:15 – 9:25 am. The group performs periodically in a.m. and p.m. services and presents a musical each year in the spring. Rehearsal times include practicing contemporary unison performance music, as well as learning basic music and worship concepts and participating in weekly sharing and prayer times. Enrollment is required, and enrollment opportunities are provided in September and January. Director: Joni Bolton

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Seasonal Choirs

These choirs form for our occasional major productions, such as worship musicals and seasonal presentations. These are excellent ministry opportunities for those who desire involvement in short-term projects. Most productions are open to all interested teens and adults. Pastor Dave LeRud serves as producer and musical director for most productions.

Worship Teams

Worship Teams consist of small ensembles of singers, instrumentalists and support people who serve to lead worship in our services. Worship Teams for the first two Sunday morning services generally rehearse on Wednesdays from 6:15 – 7:00 pm and Sundays at 7:20 am. The third service Worship Teams rehearse at various times. Individuals with musical ability, spiritual maturity, and a heart for worship may serve by invitation. Coordinators: Brian See, Yvonne Swift, Pastor Dave LeRud

Special Music

Pieces performed by soloists or ensembles are a feature of our first two Sunday morning services, and are also sometimes scheduled for other events. Musical skill, spiritual maturity and a motivation to serve are prerequisites for leadership in special music. Coordinators: Yvonne Swift and Pastor Dave LeRud

Worship Orchestra

The Worship Orchestra accompanies worship occasionally in our Sunday morning services, as well as for special services. The Worship Orchestra also serves as the core accompaniment ensemble for our seasonal productions. Membership is open by audition to teen and adult instrumentalists with above-average ability. Director: Dave LeRud

Handbell Ensemble

The Handbell Ensemble rehearses on Mondays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm and performs occasionally in services or for special events. Handbell Choir membership is open to any interested adults or teens with some ability to read music. Director: Donna Douglass


Seasonal Productions

Periodic Seasonal Productions and occasional brief sketches provide opportunity for dramatic involvement. Volunteers may serve in a variety of speaking and non-speaking roles. Lead roles in productions are generally cast by audition.

Technical & Support Staff

There is a need for diligent, trainable persons with specialized interests or abilities in technical and support areas which are essential to the effectiveness of our worship and outreach ministries. Workers are needed to augment our staff in many of the following roles:

  • Sound operation
  • Lighting design, set-up operation
  • Presentation/Computer operation
  • Video Camera work and mixing
  • Set design/construction/storage
  • Costume construction/maintenance
  • Prop/stage management
  • Publicity/graphic arts
  • Errands
  • Clerical work/music library
  • Prayer support
  • Special events decoration
  • Dinner/Dessert preparation/service

Those wishing to serve are urged to contact Pastor Dave LeRud.

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