Sermon transcript for May 19, 2013
Belmont UMC—May 19, 2013
Heather Harriss, preaching
8:15 Christy Perkey, pianist
10:30 Guest youth choir,
Oak Grove UMC, Decatur, GA
No afternoon rehearsals
Sunday, May 19, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday May 29 and Thursday May 30, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Open Door Singers youth choir
Click here to download the 2012-2013 Youth Choirs schedule
Sanctuary Choir releases CD
Belmont's Sanctuary Choir has released ?Song in the Night", a CD collection of worshipful music from various cultures. All selections on the recording have been performed in Belmont worship services.
Music Ministry Mission Statement
The music ministry of Belmont United Methodist Church strives to glorify God through music in all gatherings and presentations. The mission of the music ministry supports the mission of the entire Belmont UMC community: we strive to embody the gospel of Jesus Christ by reaching out to each other and the community, nurturing one another in the life of the church and sending one another in service to all persons.
The music programs at Belmont offer opportunity for
- Spiritual Growth
- Participation in ministry
- Stewardship of gifts and talents
All choirs are voluntary, and everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate, regardless of experience. All participants strive for excellence, dignity, reverence and integrity in all musical endeavors.
For additional information regarding the Belmont Music Ministry, contact: Gayle Sullivan
Director of Music Ministries
383-0832 ext. 29
Sanctuary Choir (Adult) - This is the primary choir for 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship. In addition, they present several musical programs each year and sing for other various church events. No audition is required for membership and rehearsals are every Wednesday 7:15-9:00 p.m year-round. Childcare is provided.
The choir's recording "Song in the Night"
is available on compact disc.
God's Flock (Children ages 3 years) - This group is introduced to music through simple songs, stories, and fun musical games from 6:15-7:00 p.m. Mid-August-early May.
Joyful Noise Singers Choir (Children ages 4 & 5) - This group is introduced to music through the use of simple children's songs and fun musical games on Wednesday evenings from 6:15-7:00p.m Mid-August-early May.
Music Makers (Children grades 1-2) - These young musicians learn the basics of music reading through singing and playing musical instruments. They meet on Wednesday evenings 6:15-7:00 p.m. Mid-August -early May.
Chapel Choir (Children grades 3-6) - This choral experience for elementary children provides special music for Sunday worship as well as seasonal musical programs. This choir meets on Wednesday 6:15-7:00p.m. Mid August-early May.
Open Door Singers (Youth grades 7-12) - This Youth Choir sings for 10:30 worship regularly. They also tour periodically and present musical concerts in the surrounding area. The group rehearses each Sunday afternoon 4:30-5:30 p.m. September-May.
Carillon Ringers (Adult) - A group of intermediate/advanced handbell ringers with music reading abilities. They rehearse on Sunday 5:30-7:00 p.m. August-early May.
Wesley Ringers (Youth grades 7-12) - An intermediate teenage handbell ensemble. Some musical experience is required. They rehearse from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Sundays September-May.
Celebration Ringers (Adult) - A group of beginning/intermediate handbell ringers who rehearse on Thursdays 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Children's Chimes (Grades 5 & 6) - Group for beginning hand bell ringers who rehearse on Wednesdays 5:40-6:10 p.m. Spring and Fall.