Contemporary Worship Music
Our Worship Team performs contemporary worship music during the 11:00 a.m. service here at Methodist Temple. We have a worship leader who coordinates the rehearsal and works to ensure that the team supports the entire church service to its fullest potential; our vocalists lend their talents to lead the congregation in singing the song selections.
The Praise Band consists of individuals who play keyboard/piano, guitar, bass, and drums. We have also used electric guitar, miscellaneous percussion, and even harmonica; plus we utilize the church organ.
Over twenty individuals participate in fulfilling the roles of our Worship Team and Praise Band - giving of their time and talents to further spread the love of Christ to our church.
We are also blessed with a number of individuals who provide the expertise to oversee the audio/visual needs of our service. Our sound techs and graphics personnel are indispensable in preparing the content that appears on screen in order for our congregation to receive the intended message in word and music.
Song/music selection is closely tied to both the sermon message and the scripture that is being presented that particular Sunday. We usually schedule the particular teams and the music selections at least a month in advance in order to allow for adequate rehearsal time and for any last-minute changes.
We would love to create a fuller worship team and praise band utilizing the God-given gifts of the members of our congregation. Audio/visual training can be provided and there is an immediate need for additional pianists and drummers in our praise bands. Please contact Don Travis, Contemporary Worship Coordinator, if you have any questions regarding our music teams or if you wish to express an interest to serve, or come to practice Tuesday evenings 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.
Music is said to be Food for the Soul. Here at Methodist Temple, our music team strives to feed our congregation the very best “food”! We delight in providing a great variety of music. Our music is planned to inspire listeners with vocal and instrumental melodies and harmonies. Over the years, our groups have expanded welcoming new volunteer musicians.
Our program includes the Temple Choir made up of adults, the Intergenerational Choir made up of all ages, the Adult Handbell Choir, Men's Chorus, and Women's Chorus.We also have Temple Brass, a group of Instrumentalists, and "Friends of Music".
We have also implemented a Kid's Choir. This group rehearses Sundays 9:30-9:50 a.m. in the Chapel. Kid’s Choir is our newest choir. It was formed by a wonderful group of young singers. They are doing a superb job, under the direction of a new director, Lydia Moesner. Lydia is an excellent musician and brings lots of energy to the group!
Music, as food for the soul, brings healing and hope! We invite you to serve God and to enrich your life by being a part of our music program.
We are blessed to have many talented musicians in our church, and we are especially thankful to our wonderful congregation for being a great audience and for giving our music program the support that it needs.
For more information regarding our Music Ministries, contact Joan Nevill or Don Travis.