The Chancel Choir and Chamber Singers are directed by Rev. Steve Harter, Minister of Music and Arts. Rev. Harter has served FUMC since 1997. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from McMurry University and a Master's degree in Church Music from Scarritt Graduate School. His choirs have sung in Europe, Great Britain and Carnegie Hall. In 2002, Rev. Steve Harter received the Award of Distinction from the National Religious Music Week Alliance.
The Chancel Choir is a vital part of worship. They lead the 11:00 am traditional worship service on Sunday morning as well as special services throughout the year. This Choir presents Handel's Messiah and other Christmas concerts to overflowing crowds. They practice Thursday evenings from 7:30 - 9:30 pm in the Choir Room on the lower level. During the summer, they rehearse every other Thursday evening. This is not an auditioned group. All singers college age and up are welcome.
This is a small group, selected from the Chancel Choir. They perform during special concerts at Christmas, during worship and throughout the community.
Crossroads Praise Team
This auditioned group of instrumentalists and vocalists lead the 9:30 am contemporary worship service. They have a full Sunday morning rehearsing at 8:00 am prior to the service and then, following worship they practice until noon. They are occasionally asked to lead worship for special events. If you have an interest in auditioning, please contact Dale Hecht at (719) 264-1710.