CHILDREN and YOUTH CHOIRS

COME JOIN THE FUN!


Children in Kindergarten through the 6th grade can be a part of a Children's Choir here at 1st UMC. There are three choirs: Beginner Choir, Elementary Choir and Intermediate Choir. Click one of the buttons below for more information.  

(Scroll to the bottom of the page for the Children's Choir Interest Form.) 


Children's Music opportunities



YOUTH MUSIC OPPORTUNITIES


  • 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 the Choir Room (room 249).  


    Contact:

    Dr. Dwight Dockery

  • Morning Glory Chorus

    This 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 7:30 am in the Choir Room (room 249).


    Contact:

    Dr. Dwight Dockery


  • 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.


    Contact: 

    Chris Lee

  • 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.


    Contacts:

    Dr. Dwight Dockery


  • 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 Sundays, time TBD in room 252. 


    Contact: 

    Dr. Jennifer Anderson



  • YOUTH HANDBELLS

    This group of 7th -12th grade youth ring intermediate to advanced level music using 5 octaves of handbells. 

    Rehearsals are on Sundays.  Sundays from 2:30 to 3:15 (Handbell Room 252)


    Contact:

    Dr. Jennifer Anderson


  • YOUTH CHOIR

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

    Rehearsals are on Sundays from 3:15 to 4:00 pm  (Choir Room 249).


    All youth are welcome!


    Contact: Dr. Dwight Dockery




CHILDREN'S CHOIRS

Children's Choirs meet on Monday afternoons from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.

There is a play time for anyone arriving from 3:00 to 3:20 with an optional snack at 3:20. 

If you are interested in getting your child into a choir click below. 


I am interested in Children's Choir



  • BEGINNER CHOIR

    Kindergarteners 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

    Dr. Jennifer Anderson, Director


    Contact:

    Dr. Jennifer Anderson

  • ELEMENTARY CHOIR

    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.


    Dr. Jennifer Anderson, Dr. Dwight Dockery, and Meredith Simpson - Directors

    Barry Beard - Accompanist


    Contact:

    Dr. Dwight Dockery

  • INTERMEDIATE CHOIR

    This group of 4th through 6th graders Includes a chorus and two handbell choirs. These children prepare worship music, special music for Christmas and have also taken the music on the road as part of a summer mission trip.   


    Rehearsals are: 

    Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30 pm

    in rooms 249 and 252. 


    Dr. Jennifer Anderson, Dr. Dwight Dockery, and Meredith Simpson - Directors

    Barry Beard - Accompanist


    Contact: 

    Dr. Dwight Dockery



Music Rehearsals and Events

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