Music Ministries

If you are interested in joining any of our music ministries, please contact Mary Jane Claassen at

When: Sundays, 8:45-9:15AM

Where: Bell Room (Room 201)

Wesley Chimes (K-9th)

Wesley Chimes is open to children and youth. It provides a great opportunity to serve the Lord in our church. Members will learn proper handchimes techniques led by Joyce Marner and Ken Mullen.  We present music in a variety of musical styles during the 10:30AM worship service.


When: Sundays, 1:00-1:50PM

Where: Bell Room (Room 201)

Youth Bells (7th-12th)

Youth Bells is open to junior high and senior high students. Members will learn handbell and hand chime techniques, music reading, and musicianship by playing contemporary arrangements of Christian hymns and songs in this ensemble.

When: Sundays, 2-3PM

Where: Choir Room

Children’s Choir (K-6th)

Children’s Choir is open to K-6th graders. The commitment to attending church rehearsals, the opportunity to improve music skills and the chance to make friends are all important for the foundation for a lifetime of church involvement. Learn the faith through hymns, songs and liturgy.

When: Mondays, 3-4PM

Where: Sanctuary

Joyful Chimers 

Joyful Chimers is open to adults who enjoy playing traditional hymn arrangements on hand chimes. Musical knowledge is not required. We play a few times a year during the 10:30AM worship services.

When: Mondays, 5:30-7:00PM

Where: Bell Room (Room 201)

Jubilation Ringers

This handbell ensemble is for adult members from the congregation and the community. A variety of musical styles are played during 8:00AM and 10:30AM worship services, including playing with solo instruments. They present an annual Spring Bell-e-bration in May. They also perform in the community.

When: Wednesdays,  6:15-7:00PM

Where: Choir Room

Grace Notes

Grace Notes is a women’s choir open to all women no matter age, experience, or ability to read music. This choir sings three to four times at worship services throughout the year and is led by Melanie Von Spreecken.

When: Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30PM

Where: Choir Room

Chancel Choir

Intended for adult and college-age singers, the Chancel Choir traces its roots to the founding of FUMC. Our repertoire encompasses a wide variety of musical styles ranging from 16th century compositions to contemporary praise and worship songs.

When: Thursdays, 7:00-8:30PM

Where: Sanctuary

Sanctuary Band

The Sanctuary Band leads the 9:15AM worship service by presenting contemporary praise and worship songs. We do not follow written music scores: both vocalists and instrumentalists are expected to utilize lead-sheets fro each song. Players will need their own instruments.

When: Sundays, 9:15-9:45AM

Where: Choir Room

A-Men’s Choir

A-Men’s Choir is open to all men who want to sing Christian hymns and songs. Prior singing experience and ability to read music is helpful, but not necessary. We sing several times a year at the 8:00AM and 10:30AM worship services and is led by Brad Kiesey.