Campbell UMC Music Ministries
The Chancel Choir leads congregational singing and presents an anthem for two identical services each Sunday morning, from the second week of September through mid-June. The Chancel Choir also leads the festival services during Christmas, and plays an important role during Holy Week and Easter. They present concerts during Advent and Lent. The choir rehearses regularly on Thursday evenings from 8:00 till 9:30 and on Sunday mornings at 8:15.
The Carillon Choir is a group of advanced handbell ringers that brings special music to Sunday morning services 5 to 6 times each year. They also enhance the worship and musical life of the congregation during Christmas and Lenten observances with this visually pleasing art. The Carillon Choir rehearses regularly on Thursday evenings from 6:45 till 8:00 starting mid-September.
The New A'Peal Choir is a group of intermediate handbell ringers that brings special music to Sunday morning services about 3 to 4 times each year. This group rehearses on Saturday mornings from 8:30 till 9:30 on a rotating basis: rehearsing for four weeks, playing in Worship, and then taking four weeks off.
The Joyful Notes is the children's choir of Campbell UMC. Their ages range from Kindergarten through 8th grade. They rehearse on Wednesday afternoons from 4:00 till 5:00, mid-September through May. They bring their gift of song to the worship services 5 to 6 times each year. On the first Sunday in May, the Joyful Notes presents a musical based on a Bible story that incorporates dance, drama and clever stage setting.
The Diamond Ringers ages range from 3rd grade through 8th grade. These young handbell ringers rehearse on Wednesday afternoons from 5 till 5:45, mid-September until February. They offer their gift of bell music for worship services about 3 to 4 times each year.
The Covenant Ringers is a newly formed adult handbell group. This group meets on Thursday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30. Members play for worship services at least three times a year.
Second Annual All-Handbell Concert
May 18, 2014's second annual all-handbell concert was a huge success. Here are some photos and comments. Click here for the video Bell Concert Highlights.