First Congregational Church of Rochester

1315 N. Pine Street, Rochester, MI 48307

(248) 651-6225

      Sunday morning worship - 10 a.m.


MUSIC MINISTRY

AT FCC ROCHESTER

Sanctuary Choir: A vocal music ministry

This group is a committed gathering of adult singers (high school age and older) who join together to study choral music. They sing primarily SATB literature with occasional choices being SSA or TTB. We offer music in worship regularly. Our goal is to rehearse well and create beautiful music. We are committed to offering our gifts, our best effort, and our expressive attributes to worship and praise God. We know that our music making is an avenue to grow our faith and our love and connection to our neighbor.


Director: Traci Bartell​​​​​​​


Rehearsal time: Wednesday 7:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., August through June. Rehearsals take place in Rehearsal Room No. 2.


CrossWords

CrossWords is our contemporary music group. CrossWords has also extended the church music ministry by performing at other area churches and local functions. Open to all adults with vocal or instrumental proficiency.  Please contact the office for additional information.


Director: Abbie Goerg


Rehearsal time: Varies - please contact Pastor Greg Larsen for more information.


Jubilation Ringers

The Jubilation Ringers is a handbell choir for grades 6 – 12. Jubilation Ringers participate in a church service every six weeks, including one of the Christmas Eve services.  Would you like to learn music and ringing? Please contact the office for additional information.


Director: Bob Sheldrick


Rehearsal time: Wednesday 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., September to June.


Alleluia Ringers

An intermediate hand bell choir for adults, the Alleluia Ringers participate in church services once a month, including the Christmas Eve 11 p.m. service. At least some hand bell experience is recommended. Please contact the office for additional information.


Director: Bob Sheldrick


Rehearsal time: Wednesday 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., September to June.


God's Peal

God’s Peal is an advanced group of ringers that participates in the church services about three times a year. Enthusiasm to ring is necessary. A good foundation of musical and hand bell ringing skills is helpful. Please contact the office for additional information.


Director: Dr. Karen Mitchell


Rehearsal time: Meet as needed


Resurrection Brass

This choir is a brass ensemble composed of accomplished or professional musicians with the purpose of enhancing Worship. They play a variety of music and are involved in worship at least once a month. The director, Bruce Young, is a trumpet player and has been with the group since it started in 1989.


Director: Bruce Young


Rehearsal time: Wednesday 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., September to June.