Traditional Groups

Organ

Music Ministry at Grace

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 mrodgers@umcgrace.org. 

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
The Wesley Singers Youth Choir

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.    


Blended Music
Got Hymn? Youth Praise Band

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, dcali@umcgrace.org 

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.  

HandbellsThe 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.

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.


Children's Musical
Children’s Musical 2019

Asbury 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.