MUSIC MINISTRY

Music is an important part of worship here at Virginia Beach United Methodist, and we'd love for you to be a part of it! There's a place for everyone, whether you like singing your heart out or jamming on the guitar.

Vocal

Sanctuary Choir

The Sanctuary Choir sings each Sunday at the 11:00 am worship service and presents several choral programs throughout the year. You'll help lead the congregation in hymns, sing anthems in a variety of styles, and have multiple solo opportunities.

Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:45 pm, S201
Age Group: Adult
Director: Bill Boardman
Contact: Tina Gimlin

Modern Worship Team

The Modern Worship Team leads singing during the 9:30 am Modern Worship service on Sunday mornings. Team members sing and play on a rotational basis, so you won't be expected to participate every week! There is a selection process for vocalists - get in contact to learn more!

Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Sanctuary
Age Group: High School, Adult
Leader: Chris Lane
Contact: Chris Lane

Instrumental

Sanctuary Orchestra

The Sanctuary Orchestra takes part in worship once a month, performing a variety of literature used for preludes, offertories, and postludes, as well as accompanying both choral and congregational singing. The ensemble also participates in the church's yearly Christmas program. The orchestra is always open to any and all instrumentalists!

Rehearsals: Wednesdays in September - June, 7:45 – 8:45 pm, Sanctuary
Age Group: High School, Adult
Director: Tina Gimlin
Contact: Tina Gimlin

Notabells

Notabells is our very own handbell choir, which performs the prelude and offertory in worship once a month, as well as occasionally accompanying choir anthems and orchestra. The group is seeking ringers with prior musical and/or handbell experience, and we have a variety of positions open.

Rehearsals: Thursdays in September - May, 5:45 – 7:15 pm, Sanctuary
Age Group: High School, Adult
Director: Tina Gimlin
Contact: Tina Gimlin

Modern Worship Team

Guitarists, drummers, and pianists are welcome to join the Modern Worship Team, which leads music during the 9:30 am Modern Worship service on Sunday mornings. Team members sing and play on a rotational basis, so you won't be expected to participate every week!

Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Sanctuary
Age Group: High School, Adult
Leader:
Chris Lane
Contact: Chris Lane

Staff