Music Ministries

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Musical Opportunities

Children’s Choirs

All choirs meet on Sunday nights from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm throughout the school year. The choirs perform during worship services once a month at both the traditional and contemporary worship services. The choirs also perform on Christmas Eve at the children’s services. 

Cherub Choir is for grades preschool through kindergarten and meets in Room Luke.

God's Little Children Choir is for first,second & third graders and meets in Room Ecclesiastes.

God's Children Choir is for fourth, fifth & sixth graders and meets in The Thompson Music Room. In addition to singing once a month for worship, God’s Children Choir also prepares a mini-musical to perform on Christmas Eve and at the Children’s Choir Closing program in May. Children learn correct choral singing, acting, and staging. 

**All choirs will begin in September and run through May. Questions please contact Cheri Miller at cheri@hopewellumc.org

Youth Music 

Bel Canto Choir - Sundays at 5:00 pm in the Bower Chapel

The Bel Canto Choir is for all students in 7th through 12th grades. Half of the year is spent on choral music and the other half is handbell music. Students perform 3 or 4 times a year at both the traditional and contemporary worship services. They learn correct choral singing and handbell ringing techniques. Prior experience is not required. Contact Rebecca Gamble at 484-341-8433 or rebecca@hopewellumc.org.

Praise Team - Sunday at 4:30 pm the Cafe
The youth praise team is for all students in 7th through12th grades. It performs weekly in the café for youth fellowship worship time. Join our Praise Team! Contact Mike Banka at mike@hopewellumc.org.

Adult Music

Chancel Choir –The Chancel Choir, sings for the Glory of God, fun and fellowship and is open to anyone in 9th grade or older. The Chancel Choir is a mixed voice group that performs at our 8:00 am & 9:30 am Traditional Worship Services and other special services throughout the church year. Correct Choral singing technique is taught, good music reading fundamentals, as well as a variety of choral anthems. Prior experience is not required.


The Chancel Choir rehearses on Thursday evening 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Please contact Rebecca Gamble at 484-341-8433 or rebecca@hopewellumc.org for more information. 

The Wesley Ringers, the adult handbell choir at HUMC, perform for the glory of God, as well as fun and fellowship. With repertoire ranging from traditional hymn arrangements to Gospel and contemporary praise, they ring 4 or 5 times a year, most often in the Chapel.


Those with prior handbell experience, as well as those with good music reading fundamentals in other music settings are welcome to join the Wesley Ringers as full or part-time members.

Wesley Ringers rehearsals are Thursdays from 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm.
 
Please contact Mame Linford at 610-269-7422 or mamelinford@gmail.com.

Adult Praise Team – Meets Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm for rehearsal.