MUSIC - PRESENTED THROUGH A VARIETY OF MUSICAL OFFERINGS AND STYLES - IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE WORSHIP EXPERIENCE AT DUMC.
COLLEGE-AGE & OLDER ADULTS ARE INVITED TO BECOME INVOLVED IN A SMALL FAITH COMMUNITY, TO PARTICIPATE IN WORSHIP LEADERSHIP, & TO SERVE BOTH THE CHURCH & THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.
Note: If you are considering joining one of our choirs, please know there are no auditions to participate.
The Chancel Choir
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The Chancel Choir is made up of adults age 18 and above, and serves as the principal musical leadership for Sunday morning services at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. The group provides a great chance to learn and perform a variety of sacred music, including major works offered at holiday seasons. Contact Rev. Dr. Kevin Turner.
The Chancel Handbell Choir
The Chancel Handbell Choir is made up of adults age 18 and above who perform regularly during morning worship services on Sundays in the Sanctuary. The results of their teamwork and preparation is made evident throughout the musical calendar year. Contact Virginia Herrick.
Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
An adult handbell group that is open to everyone; no experience ringing bells or reading music is necessary. Contact Rev. Dr. Kevin Turner.
"Manbells" Handbell Choir
Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m.
The Manbells Handbell Choir is a “male only” organization of those 18 and above who ring on frequent occasions for worship services and special events. Their musical style is varied, representing several types of composers. Best of all, they wear black t-shirts! Contact Rev. Dr. Kevin Turner.
The Instrumental Ensemble
The DUMC Instrumental Ensemble is composed of area musicians who perform select works highlighting special church events or in support of larger choral ensemble works. Its members include string, brass, woodwind, and percussion musicians who range in age from high school students through adults. Contact Rev. Dr. Kevin Turner.