Music at Grace

In response to COVID-19, the physical building may be closed, but Grace’s Music Ministries are still happening!

Many of the Music Groups of Grace are meeting, rehearsing, and performing virtually! All are welcome to join – take a look below for schedules and contact info.

Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir is the main adult vocal ensemble of Grace Church. The choir is gathering virtually to enjoy a time of fellowship and sharing of Joys and Concerns, followed by a study of the Psalms. They are also practicing warm-ups and working on an anthem.
Meeting: Wednesdays, 7:30-8:00pm (September 23-May), 2nd and 4th Wednesdays: online via Zoom; other Wednesdays: via phone calls to catch up
Director: Rev. Milton Rodgers
For more information, please contact Milton at office@umcgrace.org.


The Grace Notes

The Grace Notes choir is for young adults and adults who want to sing a cappella choral music.
Meeting: Mondays, 7:15-7:45pm (September 21-May), online via Zoom
Director: Lynn Jost
For more information, please contact Lynn at office@umcgrace.org.


The Treble Ensemble

Grace Treble Ensemble
Grace Treble Ensemble

The Treble Ensemble is for adult female singers who read music and who want a smaller group experience.
During the fall, the choir will be delving into musical styles and themes of Spirituals through a book study based upon Eileen Guenther’s book, “In Their Own Words.”
Meeting: Sundays, 6:45-7:30pm (September 20-May), online via Zoom
Director: Lynn Jost
For more information, please contact Lynn at office@umcgrace.org.


The Wesley Singers

The Wesley Singers is Grace’s dynamic youth choir for students in grades 6-12.
Meeting: Sundays, 4:30-5:15pm (September 20-May), online via Zoom
(Choir will not meet on the first Sunday of the month.)
Director:  Lynn Jost
For more information, please contact Lynn at office@umcgrace.org


The Grace GosBells

The Gosbells are the intermediate/beginner handbell choir.
Meeting: Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm (once a month), online via Zoom to share fellowship together
For more information, please contact Milton at office@umcgrace.org.


The Parrish Bells  

The Parrish Bells are the seven-octave advanced handbell choir at Grace. The choir will be watching handbell technique and performance videos along with sharing prayers and fellowship together.
Meeting: Sundays, 8:00-8:30pm (September-May), 2nd and 4th Sundays: online via Zoom; other Sundays: via phone calls to catch up
Director: Rev. Milton Rodgers
For more information, please contact Milton at office@umcgrace.org.


Thrive Music Team – ready for worship!

Thrive Music Team

The Thrive Music Team provides an array of musical styles from contemporary to traditional worship songs. The flexibility and talent of this music group allows the congregation to connect in a fresh and inviting way each and every week. The Thrive Music Team currently helps lead online worship at 9:45am on Sunday mornings.

Thrive Worship Coordinator:  Steven Field
For more information, please contact Steven at office@umcgrace.org


Asbury Choir

This is a choir for 1st-5th graders. We will be singing, playing musical games, and sharing joys and concerns.
Meeting: Every non-Holiday Monday, 5:00-5:30pm, (September-May), meeting online via Zoom
Directors: Rev. Milton Rodgers, Lynn Jost
For more information, please contact Milton at office@umcgrace.org.


Tuneful Tuesdays

Enjoy a selection of music each Tuesday at 7pm live on Facebook or here on the live stream page of the website. Each episode features scripture and prayer tied to the theme of the music performance. After Tuesday, the episodes can be found on the Grace YouTube channel, Facebook, and here below on the Music page.


Episode 11 – Chris and Grace Comeau
Father and daughter team, Chris and Grace Comeau, present incredible music written by Chris. Chris, who sings and plays the guitar, wrote the first song and co-wrote the second. Grace sings and plays the keyboard.
Episode 10 – Angie Easley
We invite you to revel in the vocal sounds of singer Angie Easley! Angie is the Director of the Choral program at Osbourn HS in Manassas, VA.
Episode 9 – Rev. Milton Rodgers
This Tuneful Tuesdays episode features a performance of what is arguably the most famous organ piece in the world! Enjoy the amazing sounds played by Rev. Milton Rodgers, Minister of Music and Organist at Grace UMC.

Want to learn more about Grace Music Ministries outside of the pandemic? Click the link below.