Music Ministries

Summer Music!


Each summer special music is provided by vocalists and instrumentalists to enhance our 8 a.m. Chapel and 9:30 a.m. outdoor services. Summer music begins Memorial Day weekend and continues through Labor Day weekend. Signups begin in early April. 


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Are you a more “behind the scenes” type person? Hopewell’s Tech Team is always looking for help in the tech booth. Please contact Deb Collins at deb@hopewellumc.org.





Musical Opportunities

Children’s Choirs

All choirs meet on Sunday nights from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm throughout the school year. The choirs perform during worship services once a month at both the traditional and contemporary worship services. The choirs also perform on Christmas Eve at the children’s services. 

Cherub Choir is for grades preschool through kindergarten and meets in Room Luke.

JAM Choir (Jesus And Me) is for first,second & third graders and meets in Room Ecclesiastes.

CAKE (Creative Arts Kidz Ensemble)  is for fourth, fifth & sixth graders and meets in The Thompson Music Room. Creative Arts program that rotates between drama, signing choir, creative movement, and singing. 

**All choirs will begin in September and run through May. Questions please contact Mike Banka at mike@hopewellumc.org

Youth Music 

Youth Creative Arts Ministry - meets Sundays at 10:45 a.m. in the music room. Open to all students in 7th through 12th grades. Our program includes: choral singing, drama, and FUN! This fun, lively group performs 3 – 4 times a year at both the traditional and contemporary worship services. Contact Rebecca Gamble at rebecca@hopewellumc.org with any questions. 

Praise Team -  Sunday at 4:30 pm the Cafe
The youth praise team is for all students in 7th through12th grades. It performs weekly in the café for youth fellowship worship time. Join our Praise Team! Contact Jonathan Ruch at jonathan@hopewellumc.org.


Adult Music

Chancel Choir –The Chancel Choir, sings for the Glory of God, fun and fellowship and is open to anyone in 9th grade or older. The Chancel Choir is a mixed voice group that performs at our 8:00 am & 9:30 am Traditional Worship Services and other special services throughout the church year. Correct Choral singing technique is taught, good music reading fundamentals, as well as a variety of choral anthems. Prior experience is not required.


The Chancel Choir rehearses on Thursday evening 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Please contact Rebecca Gamble at 484-341-8433 or rebecca@hopewellumc.org for more information. 

The Wesley Ringers, the adult handbell choir at HUMC, perform for the glory of God, as well as fun and fellowship. With repertoire ranging from traditional hymn arrangements to Gospel and contemporary praise, they ring 4 or 5 times a year, most often in the Chapel.


Those with prior handbell experience, as well as those with good music reading fundamentals in other music settings are welcome to join the Wesley Ringers as full or part-time members.

Wesley Ringers rehearsals are Thursdays from 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm.
 
Please contact Shannon Jarvis at s8jarvis@gmail.com.

Adult Praise Team – Our praise team is comprised of instrumentalists and vocalists. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. The Adult Praise Team leads worship for our contemporary worship services. Contact Jonathan Ruch at jonathan@hopewellumc.org with any questions.