The Church of the Warm Heart
Aldersgate UMC
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Music Ministry

Linda Bradberry, Director of Music Ministries, 
lbradberry@aldersgateum.com
 
Aldersgate offers many avenues through sacred music including adult, youth and children's choirs and handbells.  Director of Music Ministries, Linda Bradberry, is always happy to talk with anyone about our music program and how you can be involved. 
 
 
 

REHEARSAL SCHEDULES

Chancel Choir (adults) Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm, Choir room
 
Chancel Choir
The Chancel Choir is a group of committed, eager, hardworking, fun-loving worship leaders who sing each Sunday for 11:00 am worship and first Sundays for 8:45 and 11:00 am worship.  Advent/Christmas and Lent/Easter are special highlights in the singing year.  A nursery is available for rehearsals.
 
Ensemble & Solo
There are worship services, weddings, funerals and outreach opportunities throughout the year for soloists and groups.
 
Handbell Choir
Aldersgate has three octaves of handbells for adult ringers interested in more advanced ringing.  This group rehearses Sunday at 5 pm.
 
Youth Choir, Grades 6-12, not currently meeting
The Aldersgate Youth Choir participates in worship services, regional festivals, and seasonal music.
 
Aldersgate Singers, Grades 3-5, not currently meeting
The Aldersgate Singers actively participate in worship services and prepare special programs for Christmas and Easter.  The liturgical year will be celebrated through hymns, psalms, songs, and symbols.  At mid-year, singers should be able to recognize and sing liturgical responses used in weekly worship, sing independently and in small groups.  Handbells are introduced.
 
Training Choir, Grades K-2, not currently meeting
Training Choir is designed for singers to discover, understand, learn and experience worship through church music.  Group singing activities strengthen listening skills.  At mid-year, singers should be able to sing both independently and with others, keep a steady beat, and follow non-verbal musical instruments.
 
Good News Gospel Singers
The Good News Gospel Singers specialize in gospel hymns and songs.