Music at Grace

There are many Music Groups at Grace. Take a look below to see what they’ve been up to and view information regarding Fall 2021 schedules!
For more info or to get involved with Music at Grace, please contact Rev. Milton Rodgers at office@umcgrace.org or call 703-361-7800.

Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir is the main adult vocal ensemble of Grace Church and is open to everyone. No audition is needed. The Chancel choir learns anthems and hymns and enjoys prayer and fellowship together.
The choir meets on Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm
Director: Rev. Milton Rodgers
For more information, please contact Milton at office@umcgrace.org.


The Grace Notes

The Grace Notes choir is devoted to a cappella choral music. The ensemble is open to young adults and adults who desire to lift their voices together in harmony through a cappella singing.
The choir* meets on Mondays, 7:00-8:00pm
*Masking will be required for all singers.
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 open to adult female singers who read music and want a smaller ensemble experience. The choir enjoys performing a varied repertoire of choral music.
The group* meets on Sundays, 6:30-7:30pm
*Masking will be required for all singers.
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. We are excited to get back to singing in person this fall!
The choir* meets on Sundays, 5-5:45pm
*Masking will be required for all singers.
Director: Lynn Jost
To join the Wesley Singers or for more information, please contact Lynn at office@umcgrace.org.


Grace Brass Ensemble

The Grace Brass Ensemble is open to all brass players. This ensemble plays regularly for worship and for special occasions.
The group meets on Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm
Director:  Allan Anderson
For more information, please contact Milton at office@umcgrace.org.


The Grace GosBells

The Gosbells are the intermediate/beginner handbell choir.
The group meets on Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm
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. Music-reading is required for this group.
The choir meets on Sundays, 7:30-8:30pm
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 9:30am on Sunday mornings.

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


Asbury Choir

The Asbury Choir is the 1st-5th grade singing and chime choir of Grace Church. The choir shares joys and concerns, sings and rings chimes. The choir is open to all 1st-5th graders!
The group meets on Mondays, 5:15-6:30pm
Directors: Rev. Milton Rodgers, Lynn Jost
For more information, please contact Milton at office@umcgrace.org.


Check out this fun rap video made by Grace’s Choir Camp kids! (Click picture to view!)


Tuneful Tuesdays

Tuneful Tuesdays is a seasonal celebration of musical performances by members of the Grace community. Each episode features scripture and prayer tied to the theme of the music performance. The episodes can be found on the Grace YouTube channel, Facebook, and here below on the Music page.


Lenten Episode 4 – One Waypoint
We close our Lenten Edition of Tuneful Tuesdays with the original music of One Waypoint. In the midst of Lent, we will hear music about the way God embraces us in God’s arms and how God is with us all of the time.
Lenten Episode 3 – Sarah Jane Scott
We welcome Sarah Jane Scott and her musical meditations on this episode of Tuneful Tuesdays Lenten Edition. Sarah Jane shares a vocal and instrumental introspection in her performance selections that include a piano waltz by Scott Joplin and the expressive a cappella singing of the beloved hymn, The Old Rugged Cross.
Lenten Episode 2 – Diana Rybinsky
As we continue with our Tuneful Tuesdays, Lenten Edition, we know that you will enjoy the solo handbell mastery of Diana Rybinsky. Diana directs the GosBells handbell choir and plays in the Parrish Bells at Grace church.

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