Music Ministry

There are a wide variety of ways to contribute musical gifts in liturgical ministry. Adult choir at weekend liturgies, folk group, children’s choir, cantors, resurrection choir, adult, youth and children’s handbell choirs, and a wide range of instrumentalists. These persons all contribute their musical gifts toward enhancing the liturgy. Participation in music ministry is open to all interested in giving a little extra to enhance the liturgies. There is a place for anyone interested in making music for the Lord.

Children’s Choir
Open to all children through grade 6.  Rehearsals are on Wednesdays, at 5:15 PM.

Contemporary Choir
Open to individuals in grades 6 to 12 as well as adults who are interested in singing choral music.  Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 6:55 PM.  The choir sings at the 5:00 PM Saturday Mass.

Folk Group
A small group of adults who bring a variation of music with musical instruments to our liturgies.  Reherasals are on Wednesdays at 6:00 PM.  This group plays bi-monthly at our 5:00 PM Saturday Mass with the Contemporary Choir.

Adult Choir
Open to all adults who enjoy singing challenging choral music.  Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM.  This choir sings at the 10:00 AM Mass on Sunday and other special liturgies.

Resurrection Choir
Adults participate in singing for parish funeral liturgies.

Children’s Handbell Choir
Open to children in grades 4 to 6.  Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 6:00 PM in the church choir loft

Youth Handbell Choir
Open to youth in grades 7 to 12. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 8:00 PM in the church choir loft.

Adult Handbell Choir
Rehearsals are generally once a month at 9:30 AM on Saturdays in the church choir loft.  This choir generally rings at the 10:00 AM Mass on the Sunday following the Saturday rehearsal.

Cantor
A youth or adult who welcomes the assembly at the beginning of Mass, announces the hymns, sings the Psalm response between the readings, makes announcements and leads the assembly in congregational singing.

Instrumentalists
Youth and adults share their musical instrument talents towards enhancing the liturgy.

If you enjoy music and would like to get involved, please contact the Director of Music and Worship at 608/249-7288, ext. 225.