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  • Chancel Choir

    This 60 + voice choir prepares a variety of sacred music for the 10:30 traditional worship service in the sanctuary. Yearly highlights include a televised Christmas Cantata with orchestra and special Easter music with orchestra or brass.

    Rehearsals are from 7:00 to 8:30 pm on Wednesdays in room 249.  


    Terry Wilson - sacmusic@1stchurch.org

    Susan Daves - sdaves@1stchurch.org

  • Morning Glory Chorus

    This 20-voice chorus of "early birds" prepares music for the 8:15 Traditional worship service. In addition, the group also prepares a special Christmas Cantata with instrumental accompaniment. 

    Rehearsals are on Sunday mornings at 7:35 am in room 249.


    Sarah Lawson Ingram - slawson@1stchurch.org

  • Contemporary Praise Band

    Praise bands provide music for the 10:30 Contemporary worship service on Sunday mornings as well as the Celebrate Recovery worship services on Wednesday nights.


    Chris Lee - clee@1stchurch.org

  • Church Orchestra

    The orchestra will play periodically for both the 8:15 and 10:30 am Traditional Worship Services. Musical choices are designed for high school through adult ages.


    Karen Kirkman (orchestra coordinator)

    karenkirkman@yahoo.com or 865-742-2630

    Terry Wilson (Director of Music)


  • Evensong Handbells

    This group of about a dozen women ring advanced level music using 5 octaves of Schulmerich handbells.  Music is prepared for worship and for special programs in the community. 

    Rehearsals are Sunday evenings - 5:30 to 6:30 pm in room 252 . 


    Susan Daves  - sdaves@1stchurch.org

  • Celebration Singers

    *Currently this choir is not meeting. 

    This 30 voice choir of 7th - 12th grade provides music during various worship services throughout the year. 

    Rehearsals are on Sunday evenings from 5:10 to 6:10 pm in room 249.

    All youth are welcome!  


    Sarah Lawson - slawson@1stchurch.org

  • Jubilant Ringers

    This group of 9th -12th grade youth ring intermediate to advanced level music using 5 octaves of handbells. 

    Rehearsal time is Sunday afternoon from 4:45 - 5:30 pm in room 252.


    Susan Daves - sdaves@1stchurch.org


  •          Primary Praise Singers

    Kindergarten and 1st graders make up this choir which presents music for worship services and special music at Christmas. 

    Rehearsals are Mondays 3:30 to 4:30 pm in Room 254 .

    Mary Beth Towles, Director

    Vickie Turner, Accompanist. 

  •                  Merrymakers

    This musical group of 2nd and 3rd graders consists of a chorus and two tone chime choirs.  Music is prepared for worship services with special music at Christmas. 

    Rehearsals are Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in Rooms 249 and 252.

    Kristy Weekley and Meredith Simpson - Directors

    Barry Beard - Accompanist

  • Joy Singers

    This group of 4th through 6th graders Includes a chorus and two handbell choirs.  These children prepare worship music. special music for Christmas and music during a summer tour which is part mission and part fun.  

    Rehearsals are Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in rooms 249 and 252. 

    Kristy Weekley and Meredith Simpson - Directors

    Barry Beard - Accompanist