Chelsea First United Methodist Church is blessed to have many talented musicians who consistently share their gifts with the congregation. We would love to have you participate in worship with us.
Please contact Mark Loring, Director of Music Ministries for more information.

Do to COVID the groups below are not rehearsing at this time beside one choir and one bell rehearsal. 

Praise Bells (3rd – 5th)
No prior experience is required, open to all. Rehearsals – Sundays, 8:30 - 8:55 am.

Random Ringers (5th – 7th)
A beginning handbell ensemble. Random Ringers participate in worship on a regular basis. Rehearsals – Sundays, 10:30 – 11 am.

The Accidentals (8th – 12th)
The Accidentals participate in worship on a regular basis and take part in the exciting Music and Mission trip each June. Rehearsals – Sundays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Rezound! Handbell Ensemble
An advanced handbell ensemble open to those that have a basic understanding of ringing and reading music. Rezound! Handbell Ensemble participates regularly in worship and the Midwest Handbell Musicians of America Area V Mass Ring. Rehearsals – Sundays, 12:15 – 1:15 pm.

Jubilee Ringers
A beginner/intermediate handbell ensemble open to all. Prior music reading and handbell ringing experience is not necessary. However, a private lesson or two with the director is encouraged. Rehearsals – Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:15 pm.

Sanctuary Choir
The choir is open to all – High School Youth through Adult. There is no audition required! The choir alternates between our 9 & 11 am worship services and participates in special concerts and hymn festivals throughout the year. Rehearsals – Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:45 pm

Praise Band
A contemporary Praise Band which will provide music for BLAST worship music and Youth Services. All instrumentalists and vocalists needed! Contact Mark Loring if you are interested in joining.

   Please contact Mark Loring if you are interested in participating in one of these ensembles this year or if you have any questions pertaining to the music ministry. Also, if you have any other musical gifts or talents you would like to share, please let us know!

Adult EnsemblesAdult Ensembles
Vocal Choirs Sanctuary Choir: Rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 8 - 9 pm. The choir ... more

Youth EnsemblesYouth Ensembles
Handbells Due to Covid at this time our Accidentals Handbell Ensemble is not rehearsing ... more

Children's EnsemblesChildren's Ensembles
Due to COVID we are not holding rehearsals for this group at this time. Pre K - 5th ... more

Concert SeriesConcert Series
The Chelsea First UMC Community Concert Series is a FREE Community Concert program. All are ... more

Festival of the ArtsFestival of the Arts
Due to the Stay Safe Stay Home order we will not have a Festival of the Arts this year. For ... more