Music Ministry at Grace

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 pictured: The Wesley Singers Youth Choir


There are fourteen  musical groups at Grace UMC!  Music is an integral part of congregational life at Grace, and people from four-year-old children, on up to our senior adults participate in offering music for the glory of God. A wide variety of music opportunities are available and all are welcome. For more information about our Music Ministry please contact the Rev. Milton Rodgers, Minister of Music at 


Singing Choirs (Traditional services)

The Chancel Choir     

Rehearsal: Wednesdays, 7:30-9:15 pm (September - June) 

Director:     Milton Rodgers  

The Chancel Choir is the main adult vocal ensemble of Grace Church.


The Treble Ensemble      

Rehearsal:  Sundays, 6:45-7:45 pm (September - June)

Director:      Lynn Jost  

The Treble Ensemble is for adult female singers who read music and who want a smaller group experience.  

The Grace Notes     
Rehearsal:  Mondays, 7:15-8:15 pm (September - May)
Director:      Lynn Jost 
The Grace Notes choir is for young adults and adults who want to sing a cappella choral music. 

The Wesley Singers Youth Choir       

Rehearsal: Sundays, 4:45-6:00 pm (September - June)

Director:     Lynn Jost  

The Wesley Singers is Grace UMC’s dynamic youth vocal choir for students in grades 6-12.    

Got Hymn? Youth Praise Band

Rehearsal:  Sundays, 12:00-2:00 PM (September - June)

Student led/Adult mentors

Got Hymn? is Grace's contemporary youth Christian music ensemble for both singers and instrumentalists.  Please contact the Director of Youth Ministries for information: 

Deb Cali, 


Praise Bands

Thrive Music Team


Thrive Worship at 9:45 am

Thrive Worship Coordinator:  Steven Field


The Thrive Music Team is a fun and adaptable bunch! Committed to leading authentic worship for Thrive, these musicians will provide an array of musical styles from contemporary to traditional worship songs. The flexibility of this music team allows the congregation to connect in a fresh and inviting way each and every week. 



Rehearsal:  Sundays, 12:00 - 2:00 pm (September - June)

Student led/Adult mentors

GotHymn? is Grace's contemporary youth Christian music ensemble for both singers and instrumentalists. in middle and high school. Please contact the Director of Youth Ministries for more information:  Deb Cali, 



Ringing Choirs

The Parrish Bells     
Rehearsal:  Sundays, 7:45-9:15 pm (September - May)
Director:      Milton Rodgers  
The Parrish Bells are the seven-octave advanced handbell choir at Grace. Music reading is a prerequisite.  

The Grace GosBells
Rehearsal:  Mondays, 7:30-9:00 pm (September - May)
Director:      Diana Rybinsky
The Gosbells are the intermediate/beginner handbell choir. Music reading is helpful but not a prerequisite.  Milton Rodgers.


The Chimers

Rehearsal: Mondays, 10:30-11:00 am (September - May)

Director:     Milton Rodgers

The Chimers are a mission-oriented chime choir that visits various older adult facilites on Mondays during the school year. 

Instrumental Ensemble


The Grace Brass Ensemble

Rehearsal:  Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 pm

Director:      Allan Anderson

The Brass Ensemble is open to any brass player 7th grade through adult.     For more information, please contact Milton Rodgers or look at the  Grace Brass Ensemble web site.  Also, you can see their Facebook page and their Twitter page.


Children's Choirs

Joyful Singers       

Rehearsal:  Mondays, 5:15-6:00 pm (September - April)

Directors:    Rick Deeter and Wesley Singers' Youth Directors

The Joyful Singers is a singing choir for children ages 4 - Kindergarten.   Please contact Milton Rodgers for more information.

Asbury Choir Jan2016Asbury Winter MusicalAsbury Singing and Ringing Choirs   

Rehearsal:  Mondays, 5:15-6:30 pm

Our Asbury singing and ringing choirs are for children in 1st-5th grades.Contact Milton Rodgers for more information about our Children's Music Program.

  • The Asbury Choir is for students in Grades 3-5.
  • The Asbury Singers is for students in Grades 1-2.
  • The Asbury Ringers choir is open to students in Grades 3-5.
  • The Asbury Chimers choir is open to students in Grades 1-2.  . 


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