Our church has a rich history of music ministry. There are groups
Chancel Choir— For high school students and adults. Sings at either worship service and at special services. Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Directed by Tom Sletto.
Bell Messengers—Plays monthly, practices Tuesdays at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 303. Directed by Jennifer Hawkins.
Wesley Ringers—Plays monthly, rehearsals are Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in Room 303. Directed by Jennifer Hawkins.
YOUTH AND CHILDREN’S GROUPS
Jubilation—bell players from Grades 7-12 meet Wednesdays at 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. in Room 303. This group plays in worship several times per year. Directed by Jennifer Hawkins.
Christ Chimers—A group for Grades 2-6 that plays tone chimes. They rehearse on Wednesdays at 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. in Room 311 and play in worship services several times per year. Directed by Tom Sletto.
Children’s Choir opportunities (Cherub Choir and Alleluia Choir) for ages Pre-K through 6th grade – 6:15 to 6:55 PM – Rooms TBD
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL AGES
Brass—brass players perform in groups or as soloists as needed.
Other instruments—solo and small group instrumentalists are needed throughout the year. speaking parts and chorus combine with an orchestra to bring a musical message.
Solo and small group vocalists— needed throughout the year to provide music when large groups may not be available, especially during summer services.
MUSIC AND MORE ON GRAND 2018 SCHEDULE
• October 8, 2017 – Citywide Organ Recital
• November 19, 2017 –
• January 21, 2018 – Max Wellman & Friends vocal concert performing jazz, ballads, blues and more
• February 25, 2018 – Heartland Youth Choir
• March 30, 2018 – Good Friday Tenebrae Service with string quartet from Des Moines Symphony
• April 8, 2018 – Celebration in Jazz, Des Moines Big Band Combo will lead worship services
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