Music at Ellington Congregational Church

"Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence."

(Johann Sebastian Bach)

Musical ensembles assist the prayer of the community at worship services throughout the year: Senior Choir, Senior Bells, Junior Choir, Junior Bells, Chime Choir and Sacred Dance.  In addition to these ensembles, vocal and instrumental soloists regularly offer their time and talent in praise of God on Sunday mornings.

Sing to God, sing praises to His name
Lift up a song to Him who rides through the deserts
His name is the Lord, exult before him!

Senior Choir     

Sing to Him
Sing praises to Him
Tell of all His wonderous works!

The adult choir, under the direction of the Director of Music, sings at worship services from September through June.  Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings from 7:30 – 9:00 pm.  Membership in the Senior Choir is open to anyone in grade 7 or older. For more information, contact Director of Music Esther Pezzella.

Junior Choir (Grades 2-6)

The Junior Choir rehearses on Sunday afternoon from 4:30-5:00 p.m.  All children in grades 2-6 are welcome to join.  Events planned for the 2016-17 year are the Christmas play, caroling, Easter Sunday, and Children's Sunday performances. 

Cherub Choir

The Cherub Choir is composed of all the children ages four to grade 1.  They sing at Christmas and Easter. The children practice during Sunday School time. For information, contact Lisa Crocker, Associate in Christian Education.

Bell and Chime Choirs

Let us come into His presence with Thanksgiving
let us make a joyful noise to Him
with songs of Praise!

Chime Choir (Grades 2-6)

Chime choir rehearsals are Sunday 4-4:30 p.m. and are open to children grades 2 and older.  This is a beginner choir geared to reading music. With the high price of music lessons, why not take advantage of this free music opportunity.   They play four times a year.  

Junior Bell Choir

Junior Bells meet Sundays 5:00–5:45 p.m. and is geared to middle school students who read music. 

Senior Bell Choir

The Senior Bell Choir presents periodically during worship and rehearses every Sunday 12 noon-1:00 p.m.

Sacred Dance (Grade 5 or older)

Sacred Dance is for middle to high school students.  They usually dance twice a year, and plan their own rehearsal times.

 

For more information on any youth program, contact Esther Pezzella, Director of Music. 
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