MUSICMINISTRY

Our purpose for the Music Ministry at Carmel United Methodist is to give glory to God through music.  Music provides a way for people to worship and praise. It is also another way members of the church can be involved.

David Morton, M.M., Ed.S.

Director of Music Ministry

dmorton@carmelumc.org


ADULTCHOIR and CHILDRENSCHOIR

Chancel Choir
Rehearses on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in the sanctuary during the school year. We sing a wide variety of musical styles of church music. Our season begins with a choir retreat in the fall. On Sunday mornings we meet at 8:30 am in the sanctuary to review the music for the services. We sing for the 9:00 and 10:45 am services.During the service  we sing in the first part of the service and the choir exits the choir loft before the message. For those who cannot commit to weekly participation in the Chancel Choir, seasonal opportunities are available.  This choir is led by David Morton. If you are interested in participating, contact David Morton at dmorton@carmelumc.org.


Contemporary Praise Band
Rehearses on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:00 pm in the sanctuary during the school year. We sing a wide variety of musical styles of church music.  On Sunday mornings we meet at 9:00 am in the choir room to review the music for the services. We sing for the 9:30 and 10:45 am services. At the 10:45 service we sing in the first part of the service and the choir exits the choir loft before the message. For those who cannot commit to weekly participation in the Chancel Choir, seasonal opportunities are available. Praise band is led by Steve Baker. If you are interested in participating, contact Steve Baker at sbaker@carmelumc.org.


Handbell Choir

Sanctuary Handbells meet  Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. To be part of this group we ask that you have some handbell and/or music reading experience. Sanctuary Bells participate in worship approximately once a month.  This choir is led by Veronica Cooper. If interested, contact Veronica Cooper at vcooper@carmelumc.org.


Acclaim! Vocal Quintet

Rehearses on Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the sanctuary during the school year. We sing a wide variety of musical styles from gospel to Jazz. On Sunday mornings we meet at 8:00 to 8:15 am in the sanctuary for a sound check. We sing for the 9:00 and 10:45 am services. During the services members of Acclaim! sing in the Chancel choir and sing as a small group for the special music for each service. This choir is led by David Morton contact dmorton@carmelumc.org if interested in participating.


Cherub Choir

This choir for children ages 3-5 years old.  This choir rehearses on Sunday Mornings at 10:15am.  This choir performs in the services throughout the year. This choir is led by Carol Getch. If you are interested in participating, contact Carol at cgetch@carmelumc.org.  


KICK Choir

KICK Choir is for children ages 6- 5th grade.  They rehearse on Sunday Mornings at 10:15am. This choir performs in the services throughout the year. This choir is led by Kristen Thornsberry. If you are interested in participating, contact Kristin at kthornsberry@carmelumc.org