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everything YOU need to know to participate in worship arts!

Summer has flown by, and we are ready to start up again with worship arts (fancy name for choirs, praise bands, drama, audio-visual…)

Praise Ringers– this handbell group rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:00pm, and plays once monthly at the 10:15am traditional service. Contact if interested. This will start August 23rd, and meets in the choir room.

Chancel Choir-this singing group rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7:00-8:00pm and sings most Sundays at the 10:15am  traditional service. Open to all singers! Starts August 23rd, and meets in the choir room.

Jr. Praise Band – this group, for middle school students, meets on Wednesdays from 5:15-6:00pm. Under the direction of Tim Price, this group starts on September 6th in the upper family life center.  All are welcome!

Sr. Praise Band– this group, for high school students, meets on Wednesdays from 5:15-6:00, and prepares music for Student Life Ministry worship on Wednesday evenings.  This groups works with Clint Benesh.  This group is open to all, starts on August 16th, and meets in the sanctuary.

Instrumentalists of all kinds: if you play an instrument, or your child plays an instrument, Tim and Emily want to know!  We would love to get you scheduled for special events.  Please send us an email:, or a text/call  Emily-618-570-9654 or Tim-618-541-8291 with your information.

Drama:  actors, actresses, stage and technical crews, props, scenery, costumes:  This group, under the direction of Mark Nelson, presents an annual Christmas Show.  See Mark’s article in this newsletter to see how you can get involved in the drama team at TUMC.

Audio-Visual:  Sound, lights, video, projection, graphics–if this is for you, we can find a spot for you!  Contact Tim at to get ‘plugged’ in!

YOUR worship arts idea: Do you have ideas for worship arts?  If you ever find yourself saying: “Hey, wouldn’t it be neat if we could (*add your idea here) during worship?”  Let us know!



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