Music at Grace (Page 2)

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 7 – John Risko
Creative artist and troubadour John Risko invites you into his home recording studio this week on Tuneful Tuesdays. Harmonic delight shines through in John’s vocal and instrumental performances which include the Mandolin, Guitar, Harmonica and percussion.
Episode 6 – Erin Klus
Enjoy the melodic sounds of vocalist and pianist Erin Klus this week on Tuneful Tuesdays. Erin’s music ministers hope to our spirit as she performs two contemporary Christian songs: East to West and I Can Only Imagine.
Episode 5 – Dr. Timothy Smith
This Tuneful Tuesdays features the glorious trumpet music of Dr. Timothy Smith. Dr. Smith plays "Ablassen" by Gottfried Reiche, "Sonata in A" by Henry Purcell and his own arrangement of the Marc-Antoine Charpentier Trumpet Prelude from the "Te Deum."

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