Music is a vital part of our worship of God. Spanning a variety of musical styles, the Music Ministry seeks to engage all individuals in using musical talents in the worship of God. Contact Marty Watts for more information.
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Music Ministry Information Form
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Music Ministry Repertoire
Music Ministry News
Sanctuary Choir (college age and up) rehearses each Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. in the Choir Room. This choir sings weekly for the Celebration Service at 11:00 in the Sanctuary and also for two major presentations each year, one during Advent/Christmas and one during Lent/Easter. Recent presentations include the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah and Joseph Martin’s Sanctuary. No audition is required; join by attending Wednesday night rehearsals.
Orchestra (auditioned instrumental ensemble) meets select Sundays, August through May, at 9:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Both youth and adults are invited to be a part of this ensemble. They accompany hymn singing at the 11:00 Celebration Service, play with the Sanctuary Choir, and provide additional music for worship.
Handbell Choir (college age and up) practices every Tuesday, August through May, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. This group plays in worship throughout the year and for special programs. Music reading skills are strongly recommended.
Griffin School for the Arts provides opportunities for music instruction for children, youth, and adults. For more information about GSA, go to their website, www.griffinschoolforthearts.org.
Kids Quest Singers (age 4 through grade 5) meet every Wednesday night during the Kids Quest program from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Divided by age groups, singing, instrument playing, music theory, and music activities allow children to grow as worshipers and musicians. This program is part of the holistic Wednesday night children’s education program, Kids Quest, which provides missions education, music, and hands on service projects.
Connexion Praise Band
Our praise band rehearses on Sunday morning and leads in Connexion worship each week. The praise band plays a mixture of contemporary worship music and hymns, using a variety of instruments, including keyboards, guitars, drums, bass, and others. A small ensemble of singers often joins our worship leader. If interested, please contact Ellee Hilley.
Special Music Events
Many special music activities take place throughout the year.
- Hanging of the Green Service, first Sunday of Advent
- Kids Quest Christmas Program
- Advent/Christmas Presentation
- Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service
- Lent/Easter Presentation
- Piano Ensemble Concert
- Kids Quest Spring Program
- Special Concerts and Guest Artists
Music Ministry News
The Celebration of Hope May 31st event at Smoke Rise Baptist benefits the ministry of Missy Ward Angalla one of our church's mission partners. If you are interested in attending please purchase your tickets by May 24 online at https://amani-sasa.ticketleap.com/atl/....read more
First Baptist is sponsoring a one month long drive to collect children's medicines for Missy Ward Angalla. Missy runs a refugee center where there are extreme needs for children's medications. We are an encourager church for Missy and Francis's CBF Ministry in Uganda....read more
We're excited begin the Easter season by welcoming our newest minister, Erin Clarke! Erin's first Sunday is April 28.read more