GENERAL MUSIC PHILOSOPHY

The Bible assures us that each of us has been given gifts and St. Luke UMC will provide anyone who wants to with an opportunity to give those gifts back to God and our community.  Whether you sing, play an instrument, dance, create decor, create graphics or visual art, design costumes, organize libraries or simply have the ability to encourage others, there is a place here for you to serve. No matter your age, we want you here — to work alongside others who love Jesus. Each of the service areas listed will offer more information on how you can serve. Join us!  


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Chancel Choir's Christmas Cantata

CHRISTMAS IS CALLING was crafted by the creative writing team of Tony Wood and Michael Farren, and arranged and orchestrated by J. Daniel Smith. The carefully constructed, dynamic songs in this musical will bring you into a time of worship and reflection while being reminded of the significant birth of Christ the King…born to bring peace, hope and joy to the broken, lost and the “least of these.”  

Themes like lights, tinsel and wreaths begin to unwrap the wonder of the season before intentionally giving way to the divine mystery found in a starry silent night, angel choirs, and the holy promised Child. This work is a sharply compelling, laser-focused musical that brings to life a deeply inspirational, thought-provoking narrative emerging out of uniquely captivating songs. It explores the significance of the birth of Christ and how that child brings peace, hope and joy to the broken and the lost.   

 

Presentation Dates and Times: 

Friday, December 14th at 7p

Sunday, December 16 at 8a & 11a

 

Everyone is invited to this FREE Christmas event. If you are interested in singing with the choir, rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 6-6:45p in the David Franz Choir Suite starting on Sept.12th. 

For more information or questions, please contact Liz Wilson at (850) 860-1822 or by using the e-mail button below!


CHANCEL CHOIR

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The St. Luke Chancel Choir offers music weekly at the 8 and 11a sanctuary Worship Services as well as special events throughout the year with various aspects of the entire ministry using media, sound, lighting, dance, drama. Although the presentations are different each time, they are exciting, challenging and lots of fun every time! Adults and high school students are invited to join the team. Choir rehearsal is at 6p on Wednesdays at St. Luke UMC in the David Frantz Choir Suite. Join us!


ADULT HANDBELLS

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The St.Luke UMC Handbell Ensemble is directed by Ramona Williams. Experienced and new handbell ringers encouraged to join us. The ringers play for sanctuary worship services regularly throughout the year and participate in seasonal events and concerts.  Rehearsals are on Sunday afternoons at 4p in the David Frantz Choir Suite. For more information or to become involved, please contact Ramona Williams.


ELEMENTARY CHILDREN’S CHOIR

St Luke UMC is excited to announce an all new Children’s Choir Ministry, focusing on teaching music theory!

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

3 yr. olds – Kindergarten – Room 6 (Cherub Choir)

1st – 3rd Grade – Room 10 (Music Makers)

4th – 6th Grade – Choir Suite (Young Musicians)

This year’s children's choir theme is “All Creation Sings.” This fun curriculum uses instruments, games & movement to teach music as well as to sing and worship!

Wednesday Night Supper begins at 4:45 PM.  Cost is $6 for adults/youth and $3 for kids.  All choirs begins at 5:15 PM.  At 6 PM, the choir leaders will send the kids to SPLASH – so no need to pick up your children until 7 PM.

What is SPLASH???  SPLASH is our Wed. night children’s program from 6:00 – 7:00 PM which includes fun, VBS-style Bible teaching in a larger group and hands-on activities in smaller groups.

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF ST. LUKE TO ATTEND ANY OF THESE PROGRAMS!  AND IT IS FREE!