Email our Director of Music Ministries: Barbara Weatherill
Music Ensembles at Aldersgate:
Sanctuary Choir: Leads worship at the 8:00 and 11:00 services.
- ages high school through adult.
- Thursday Rehearsals (6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in Choir Room).
- Listen to music at JW Pepper Online. Email Barbara for further instructions.
Worship Team: Leads worship at the 9:30 service.
- ages high school through adult.
- The worship team has a commitment and passion for seeing people connect with Christ in a real and passionate way with fresh songs of worship.
- Led by worship leaders Nick Sebastian, Loralynne Ball, Martin Harvey, Savannah Sawicki, Shawn Gearhart, Chris Ball, Tina Edwards and Shawn Edwards.
Fusion Band: Leads youth worship every Wednesdays @ 8pm (Youth Hall).
- Youth Ministry Worship team made up of junior and senior high school students that combine regularly for a united, loud and Jesus-filled Worship experience.
- The worship team is committed to reaching other students and helping them connect and develop a relationship with Christ.
*Visit the Student Ministries page.
Bell Ensemble: Provides special music for all three services.
- ages middle school and up
- Wednesday Rehearsals (6:35 – 7:15 in Choir Room)
- Bells now meet EVERY week.
1-C-12: Provides special music once per month at the 8:00 and 11:00 services.
- Thursday Rehearsals, 2nd & 4th of the month
- (7:37 pm – 8:37 pm, Sanctuary)
- “Each person is given something to do that shows who God is: Everyone gets in on it, everyone benefits. All kinds of things are handed out by the Spirit, and to all kinds of people!” I Corinthians 12:11 – The Message
Gospel Opry: Seasonal Worship Services, Saturday @ 6:30 pm (Sanctuary).
- Contact the church office for the Opry Schedule.
- Services (about 13 per year) are followed by dessert socials in the FLC.
- Led by the Bluegrass group Willow.
- Willow recently celebrated 10 years of ministry at Aldersgate.
- Willow Contacts: Karen Salmon, Ron Salmon, Don Cagle
Special Music at Aldersgate:
Ash Wednesday: Service at 7:00 pm, February 13, in Sanctuary
- Readings from the Gospel of Mark, special music, prayer & imposition of ashes.
Maundy Thursday: Service at 7:00 pm, March 28, in FLC Worship Center.
- Celebrate the Lord’s Supper with Holy Communion.
Good Friday: Service at 7:00 pm, March 29, in Sanctuary.
- A powerful service reflecting on the great LOVE of Christ and His sacrifice for us on the cross. “It’s Friday…but Sunday’s Coming!”
Resurrection Sunday: Services at 8:00, 9:30, 11:00, on Sunday, March 31.
- Celebrate the risen Lord with us this Easter. “Hallelujah! What a Savior!”
Christmas Cantata: Services @ 9:00 am & 11:00 am Sunday, in Sanctuary.
- Held annually on the Third Sunday of Advent.
- This year: December 16, 2012
Christmas Eve: Services @ 5:30 pm & 8:00 pm on December 24.
CHOIR RETREAT: Saturday, August 10 from 9 am – 12 pm in the choir room. Get a head start on Fall music and the Cantata. We’re saving a seat for you!
DONATIONS WELCOME: Do you own a violin, cello, or string bass that you are not using? Please consider donating it to the Aldersgate Family String Ministry. Your instruments could be used in the free string lessons provided to youth and adults through our church. Contact Barbara (firstname.lastname@example.org).
FREE MUSIC LESSONS: New lessons will begin Thursday, September 12, 2013 for ages 13+. Sign up today if you are interested in learning to play the violin, cello, or string bass. Instruments and lessons are FREE! Instruments are very limited this year, so please sign up ASAP. Those who own their own instruments are invited to sign up as well. Contact Barbara (email@example.com).