All Vocal and Handbell Choir Rehearsals
New members are invited to attend rehearsals as they are listed. Anyone who has a desire to sing or play bells is encouraged to attend. There is no audition or try-out for the choirs.
Please contact Roy Nelson, Director of Music, for more information: 215-355-7596, Roynel@aol.com
Joyful Voices Choir
Children grade K-5 (6)
Sundays 11:30 am to 12:15 pm
His Holy Handbells Choir
Children grade 3-5 (6)
(2nd graders considered for membership)
Thursdays 5:45 to 6:30 pm
Youth Praise Choir
Children grade 6-12
Sundays 6:00 to 7:00 pm (followed by Youth Group)
Grace Notes Bell Choir
Children grade 6-12
Tuesdays 5:45 to 6:45 pm
Post High School & Adult
Thursdays 8:00 to 9:30
No audition required - singing experience preferred
Ring of Faith Adult Bell Choir
Thursdays 6:45 to 7:45 pm
(At this time, there are no openings for members of this choir. If you would like to be considered for a substitute ringer, please contact the Music Director)
Celebration Ringers Handbell Choir
For Post High School and Adults who would like to Ring Handbells.
No audition is needed. There is always room for more ringers in this Handbell Choir. Contact the music director for information. This Choir meets on average once a month and plays several times a year.
Mondays AS CALLED
The Joyful Voices Choir is designed to give young children, grades K-5, an opportunity to learn singing skills, and to use those skills in the worship service. The Kid’s Connection Choir sings in worship once a month, and rehearses each week on Sunday, from 11:30 to 12:15 PM, September through June.
The Youth Choir welcomes youth in grades 6-12 (or at least 12 yrs. old). The Youth Choir introduces 3 & 4 part singing to the children. The Youth Choir presents a Musical each year, and participates with the Adult Choir on selected Sundays. The Youth Choir sings twice a month at worship, and rehearses each Sunday evening, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM, September through June.
The Adult Choir gives adults and post high school youth a chance to sing music of varying styles and levels. The Adult Choir sings at worship every week. Any person who has sung in a choir is welcome to participate. Persons who have not sung, but have an interest are asked to explore membership with the director of music. The Adult Choir rehearses each Thursday evening, from 8- 9:30, September through June.
HIS HOLY HANDBELLS:
The Junior Handbells/Handchimes choir gives an opportunity to younger ringers.The choir is open to children grades 3-5 (second graders considered). Also, younger children with musical background (piano lessons etc.) may be eligible to participate in the choir.The choir rehearses on Thursday afternoon from 5:45 to 6:30 PM.
Designed for the more advanced youth ringers, this choir uses Handbells, not chimes, and introduces the ringers to a higher level of music and skills. Children from grades 6 and up may join this choir. The choir plays each month in worship. The choir currently rehearses on Tuesday afternoon, from 5:45 – 6:45 PM.
This choir is designed for the BEGINNER ADULT; ringer. It gives adults who have no experience with ringing a chance to participate at their own beginning skill level. Some of the ringers have participated for three years, but new members will not feel overwhelmed when they start to ring. Some musical experience is helpful, but not necessary. The choir plays when ready, and rehearses once a month (sometimes twice) usually on the FIRST Monday of the month.
RING OF FAITH:
Is our ADVANCED adult handbell choir. A wide range of music is performed, using many ringing techniques and skills. Membership in this choir is limited, but interested persons should talk to the director of music for information. The choir plays each month, and rehearses on Thursday nights, from 6:45 – 7:45, September through June. Members of the congregation with previous handbell experience are encouraged to participate in this choir.