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Choir

The Choir traditionally sings twice a month during the 9:00 AM worship service and will perform cantatas and other special pieces around the holidays.  For anyone who loves to worship the Lord in song, the choir is a great opportunity to serve the church, build community, and improve your musical skills in a joyful environment.
  • No audition required!  Simply attend a rehearsal to join.
  • Ability to read music is a plus, but not required.
  • Rehearsal is 7:15 PM on Sunday evenings (occasionally Sunday mornings).
  • For more information, contact Pastor John Messner.
 
 

Praise Band

The Praise Band at First Baptist Church leads contemporary worship on Sunday mornings during the 10:30 AM service.  The band presents a repertoire of contemporary worship songs yet still incorporates modern renditions of traditional hymns.  We are always looking for more volunteers in a variety of instruments.  The band uses PlanningCenterOnline for scheduling, distributing music sheets, and providing practice tracks and videos.
  • Music experience is required.  (Training available upon request)
  • Ability to read chord charts is required.
  • Application and Audition required.  Contact Pastor John Messner for further details.
    Application process and application are here: Worship Band Application 2015
  • Personal practice time expected by musicians.
  • Weekly rehearsal required when you are scheduled (usually Thursdays at 7:00 PM).
 
 

Bells of Joy

The hand-bell choir usually performs once a month for the 9:00 AM service.  The bell choir contains a 5 octave set of bells including chimes. 
  • You must be able to read sheet music.
  • Some bells experience required (although training can be provided)
  • Rehearsal is 6:30 PM on Monday evenings. 
  • Please contact Pastor John Messner for further details.
 
 

Expressions of Praise

In most worship services, we offer expressions of praise through music.  These usually feature solos or small ensembles that will share their gifts as praise to God.
  • Performers may be asked to share their testimony or a brief message.
  • Musicians are always needed!
  • Please contact Pastor John Messner for audition/screening.
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