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Music ministries

First Baptist Church has a robust music program, and offers many opportunities to minister through music for 1st graders thru adults. All are welcome! Won't you consider adding your voice to the song and other musical talents as we worship in praise together to our might God?
Explore the links below to learn more about ways you can be involved in our music groups:

Christmas Cantata
Sanctuary Choir
Praise Singers
First Baptist Ringers
J Lab After School (kids choir)
Teen Singers

Watch: Organ maintenance fund benefit concert »


Christmas Cantata

Singers Wanted! All are invited to sing in this year's Christmas Cantata on Sunday, December 16. Those wishing to be a part of this festive event should plan to attend the following rehearsals: Saturday, October 20, 10:00-12:00 noon; Wednesday, November 7, 14, 28 and December 5, 12, 7:30-8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, December 15, 10:00-11:30 a.m. All are welcome to sing for the remainder of the Advent and Christmas season too.

Learn more: Contact Brian Shepard »

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Sanctuary Choir

The Sanctuary Choir is the primary vocal ensemble at First Baptist Church. Practice takes place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays (September to May) in the choir room. Prior musical experience is not necessary to perform with this group. The choir, directed by Brian Shepard, performs weekly during the Sunday morning worship service (September to May), as well as an annual Christmas cantata and other special services and concerts throughout the year.

Learn more: Contact Brian Shepard »

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Praise Singers

Singers of all ages are invited to be a part of this group, which leads the congregation in singing praise & worship songs 2-3 Sundays each month. Prior musical experience is not necessary.

Learn more: Contact Christine Baird »

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First Baptist Ringers

First Baptist Ringers is the handbell choir at the church. Practices are held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays (September to May). Prior musical or handbell experience and being able to read music is preferred, but not necessary, to ring in this group. We are always looking for new members to be part of the team. The group, directed by Christine Baird, performs monthly in worship and at special occassions and concerts during the year.

Learn more: Contact Christine Baird »

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J Lab After School

All children in grades 1-6 are welcome to sing and participate in additional activities. This group meets on Wednesday nights as part of the mid-week J Lab After School activities from 4:30 to 6 p.m. (singing, musical experiences, and other Christian based activities and lessons will take place during this time). The choir, led by Christine Baird, sings in worship as scheduled and presents a Christmas musical in December.

Learn more: Contact Christine Baird » Learn more: Children's ministries »

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Teen Singers

Teen Singers is the church's junior & senior high choir. Practices are held from 6:30 - 7 p.m. on Wendesdays. Students come and lift your voices as we sing praise and worship songs together before ABY each week!

Learn more: FBC American Baptist Youth Group »

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