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Music & Fine Arts

We offer opportunities for musicians of all ages and skill levels in our Fine Arts Ministries. We hope you will connect with our Fine Arts Ministry on Facebook. Contact Karen Buie for more information.

Fine Arts

Adult Choirs & Handbells

Chancel Choir (Karen Buie)
Young adults through senior adults who love to sing and are fully vaccinated are encouraged to participate. Weekly rehearsals take place Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm.

A Cappella Praise (Karen Buie)
Adults with singing experience may audition to participate. Weekly rehearsals for A Cappella Praise are currently on hold. We hope to resume rehearsals in the near future.

Handbell Ringers and Singers (Matthew Corl)
Musicians in eleventh grade through adults may audition to participate. Ringing experience is helpful. Weekly rehearsals for Ringers and Singers are on Wednesday evenings at 6:30.

Contemporary Worship Band

9:30am & 11am Worship Band (Cindy Cleveland)

Our contemporary worship team consists of singers, guitarists, keyboardists, drummers, and others of all skills and backgrounds.

Opportunities for Children

Kids PRAISE Choir & Kids Chimes (Diana Russell)

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade are welcome to participate. Kids PRAISE meet on Wednesdays from 4pm - 5:30pm with early arrival from 3:30pm - 4pm beginning September 8. Kids Chimes welcomes those children in Kids PRAISE that are in third through fifth grade. They rehearse directly after Kids PRAISE from 5:30pm - 6pm.

Opportunities for Youth

Youth Choir (Karen Buie)

Students in sixth through twelfth grade are invited to participate. Our Youth Choir meets on Sunday mornings from 9:45am to 10:30am. No experience or registration is required.

Youth Handbells (Matthew Corl)

Students in sixth through twelfth grade with some ringing experience are invited to participate. Weekly rehearsals take place on Wednesdays from 5pm-5:30pm.

Youth Worship Band (Cindy Cleveland)

Students in sixth through twelfth grade are invited to participate.

Upcoming Events

The Sights and Sounds of Christmas

December 12, 2021 4:00 pm

With the choirs of First United Methodist, Handbell Ringers & Singers, and a full orchestra, you won’t want to miss this concert of your Christmas favorites. Join us in the Sanctuary for one of two performances at 4pm & 7pm.


Karen Buie

Co-Director of Music and Fine Arts / Youth Choir Coordinator

Matthew Corl

Co-Director of Music and Fine Arts / Organist

Jeremy Hearn

Director of Contemporary Worship

Diana Russell

Kids PRAISE Coordinator

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