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.
BLAST Choir (Pre K – 5th)
All children will learn and share music as part of BLAST. They learn the music the first part of BLAST Classes at 9:15am and will sing on the first Sunday of the month in worship.
Glory Ringers (Pre-K – 2nd)
If your preschool - 2nd grader would like to learn how to ring chimes, they can join our youngest ringing group. Rehearsals – Sundays, 10:30 – 11am.
Praise Bells (3rd – 5th)
No prior experience is required, open to all. Rehearsals – Sundays, 8:30 - 8:55am.
Random Ringers (6th – 8th)
A beginning handbell ensemble. Random Ringers participate in worship on a regular basis. Rehearsals – Sundays, 10:30 – 11am.
The Accidentals (9th – 12th)
The Accidentals participate in worship on a regular basis and will be part of the exciting Music and Mission trip in June of 2018. Rehearsals – Sundays, 4:30 – 5:30pm
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 Mass Ring at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island (April 2018). Rehearsals – Sundays, 12:15 – 1:15pm.
Jubilee Ringers (Rehearsals starts Sept. 13)
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 – 7:15pm.
CFUMC Choir (rehearsal starts Sept. 6)
The choir is open to all – High School Youth through Adult. There is no audition required! The choir alternates between our 9 & 11am worship services and participates in special concerts and hymn festivals through the year. Rehearsals – Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:45pm
Youth Praise Band
New this year! A new contemporary music youth band will provide music for BLAST worship music and Youth Services. All instrumentalists and vocalists needed! First jam will take place on Sunday, September 17, from 3:45 – 4:30pm. Contact Mark Loring or Jeanne Franks if you are interested in joining.
Please email 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 (play an instrument or love to clean handbells!) please let us know!
Vocal Choirs CFUMC Choir: Rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:00 p.m. The choir ... more
Handbells The Accidentals: Particpates in worship on a regular basis. Open to youth grades ... more
Pre K - 5th Grades All children will learn and perform music as part of BLAST ... more
The Chelsea First United Methodist Community Concert Series is a FREE Community Concert ... more