Music: Directed by S. Reed Carter, IV
Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. (Psalm 95:1)
The Chancel Choir of Salem Presbyterian Church is comprised of youth and adults who provide special music for each worship service, as well as support during hymns and other musical responses. Singing a wide range of traditional sacred and classical anthems, the choir also performs larger choral works.The members of Salem Presbyterian Church’s Chancel Choir are church members who love music, love singing, and love participating in the life of Salem Presbyterian Church. All who are interested are invited and welcomed to join our choir. Our rehearsals are hard work, but great fun, great fellowship and another opportunity to give thanks and praise. No previous musical experience is necessary — just a love of singing.The Chancel Choir rehearses on Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m.
Salem Presbyterian Church provides music during worship approximately once a month. The members of the handbell choir enjoy ringing together and working as a team. The handbell choir rehearses on Mondays from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Salem Presbyterian Church’s music ministry offers training choirs for children and youth age 2 1/2 through 5th grade.
The groups are divided as follows:
The Cherub Choir: Ages 2 1/2 to five
The Children’s Choir: Kindergarten through 5th grade
The choirs meet on Wednesday afternoons during RoundTable, and participants learn to use their singing voices, play musical games, and start learning music skills appropriate for their age. The various choirs sing at worship services several times during the year, depending on the confidence of the group.
OUR ORGAN: 1953 MOLLER OPUS 8505
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Below are links to some websites recommended by our Director of Music: