Praise Band

The Praise Band at First Baptist Church helps lead worship on Sunday mornings during the 8:00 & 10:30 AM service.  The band presents a repertoire of both contemporary worship songs and also modern renditions of traditional hymns.  We are always looking for more volunteers in a variety of instruments.  The band uses Planning Center Online for scheduling, distributing music sheets, and providing practice tracks and videos.
  • Music experience is required.  (Training available upon request)
  • Ability to read chord charts/sheet music is required.
  • Application and Audition required.  Contact Pastor John Messner for further details.
  • Personal practice time expected by musicians.
  • Weekly rehearsal required when you are scheduled (Sundays at 7:15 AM).


Bells of Joy

The hand-bell choir usually performs once a month for the 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM services from September through May.  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 6:00 – 7:15 PM on Monday evenings. 
  • Please contact Pastor John Messner for further details.

Vocal Choir

  The Choir performs special services around the holidays (Christmas and Easter).  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 either Sunday or Monday evenings; typically during November and March in preparation for the holiday events.
  • For more information, contact Pastor John Messner. pjohn@danvillefirstbaptist.or
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