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Music Opportunities for Adults

The Chancel Choir sings for Sunday morning worship services. Directed by Erick Lichte (pronounced Light), it rehearses on Thursday evenings in the Sanctuary from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. All are welcome to sing in this volunteer choir.

The Sanctuary Bell Choir rehearses on Wednesday evenings in Room 202 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm. They provide music for worship at FUMC several times a year, playing 5 (and sometimes 6) octaves of Schulmerich Handbells. The only requirement for membership in Sanctuary Bells is the ability to read music. Beyond that, anyone who desires to learn, and will make a personal commitment to regular attendance, is encouraged to participate.

Music Opportunities for Children and Youth

The Cherub Choir, directed by Nancy Nordwall, is for children in kindergarten through 2nd grade . This choir meets on Sunday mornings in Room 206 from 9:30 – 10:15. The will sing on:

  • October 19, November 22, and December 21

The Sound Seekers Choir is directed by Ronnee Edwards. All children in grades 3 – 6 are welcome. This choir rehearses on Sunday mornings in Room 130 from 9:30 – 10:15. They will sing on:

  • October 5 and December 21

juBELLation, directed by Karin McDonough, is the youth/young adult handbell choir. They rehearse on Sunday mornings after church in Room 130.

Genesis, also directed by Karin, is for beginning handbell players and meets on Sunday mornings after church in room 130.

For more information about participating in the music program at First Church, contact Kelly Qualls. 503-228-3195.

Directed by Kendra Friar, this choir is for children in Kindergarten through Second Grade.

Directed by Ronnee Edwards, the Sound Seekers Choir is for children in grades three – six.

Directed by Karin McDonough, juBELLation is the handbell choir for ringers in grade six through high school (and sometimes college).

Directed by Erick Lichte. The Chancel Choir sings for the 10:30 am Sunday morning worship service. All are welcome to come join us as we sing to the glory of God.