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Organ Spectacular VII
Sunday, 9/18 | 2:30pm | FUMC Sanctuary | (719) 633-3649
The Chamber Orchestra of the Springs presents Organ Spectacular VII on Sunday, September 18 at 2:30pm here at FUMC. This concert is always a hit and will feature our very own, Dr. Joe Galema. You will not want to miss this event. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at chamberorchestraofthesprings.org. If you have questions, please contact the office of The Chamber Orchestra of the Springs at the number listed above.
Save the date! Chanticleer in Concert
Coming October 9 HERE at FUMC! Check back later for more information. Tickets available for purchase starting September 1.
Photo by Stephen K. Mack, courtesy of chanticleer.org
Music & Arts Ministries
The mission of the Music & Arts Ministries of First United Methodist Church is to connect people to God and to one another through excellent, diverse, and inspirational music and performing and visual arts. Is God calling you to share your talents through the church? If you sing, play an instrument, are interested in the visual arts or in theatrical production, you are invited to join us and develop your musical and artistic side while serving God with your talents. Participation in choirs, the division of drama or visual arts is open to all who wish to serve. Professional training is not required. If you are interested in learning more about the spiritual, musical, cultural, social and educational opportunities available in the Music and Arts Ministries please contact the music office at 719-471-8522 x111.
The Chancel Choir is a vital part of worship. They lead the 11:00am 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 7:00 - 9:00pm 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 9:00am Contemporary Worship Service. We have a full Sunday morning with rehearsal at 8:00am prior to the service and then following worship we practice until noon. If you have an interest in auditioning, please contact Don Arcuri at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-231-1368.
Open to all adults. Prior music reading skills as well as previous handbell ringing experience strongly recommended. Performs monthly during Worship. Additionally, the Chancel Ringers participate in local/regional handbell festivals.
Director: Jon Faires
Youth Singers is open to youth in grades 7-12. This is not an auditioned group. Our Youth Choir members find in this community spiritual formation and appreciation for the word of God through music. This choir leads worship every Sunday, August through June, at the 8:00am traditional worship service. They practice Sunday mornings 9:00am-10:00am in the Choir Room in the lower level.
Youth Bell Choir
Open to students in grades 7-12 . Members are expected to have strong music reading skills. This bell choir plays in worship on occasion. This group rehearses at 11:00am on Sundays.
Director: Jon Faires
Children's Music is an enriching experience for children where they learn musical and spiritual concepts, as well as how to be leaders in Worship. Contact for more information.
First Company is the Church's Theatre group. They have been presenting major theatrical and musical performances here at FUMC for over 29 years in the Church's Theatre. If you have questions or would like more information about upcoming auditions or productions, please visit www.fumc-cs.org/fc/.