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Phone: (717) 774-7146 

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415 Bridge Street 
New Cumberland PA 17070

 

 

Music

We are committed to excellence and driven by grace!

For more information about the music program at Trinity please contact Dan Stokes, Music Minister at  502 451-0517 or    

 

CHANCEL CHOIR

for youth in Middle School through adults  

Currently the Chancel Choir consists of 44 members, ranging in ages from 14 to 80 years old.  The Chancel Choir provides weekly leadership for Sunday morning worship, alternating between 10:45 am and 8:15 am September through June.  In addition to morning worship, the choir shares the joy of music and love of Christ beyond the walls of 415 Bridge St. throughout the year. 

  • Commitment  Attend Weekly Rehearsal on Thursdays from 7:30 - 9:00 pm in the Wesley Room and Sunday morning leadership 
  • Focus  To offer ourselves to reflect the love and transforming power of Christ through music both in weekly worship and throughout the community. 
  • What to Expect  Expect to be challenged in your faith and challenged as a singer to offer the best possible gift.  Expect to find great joy as part of a caring community. 
  • Upcoming Events 
    • January and February will be the time of preparation for Lent, Holy Week and Easter, preparing music which focuses on Christ's model of sacrificial love and the boundless joy of Easter, a reminder of triumphant hope. 
    • May is the month of singing beyond our walls with concerts at Bethesda Mission, The Woods, and on the steps of our building on Bridge Street.  Sunday, May 22 is the Sunday in which all  Trinity Choirs combine with instrumentalists and handbells to lead in morning worship. 
    • December brings the Musicale, a time of worship lead by all of Trinity's choirs, handbells and instrumentalists. 

 

SING AND CELEBRATE

for adults

Currently the Sing and Celebrate Choir consists of 16 members, ranging in ages from 30 to 95 years old.  Sing and Celebrate provides leadership for morning worship twice each month.  The group finds special joy in showing up at the door steps of folks unable to attend worship at the conclusion of our weekly rehearsals.

  • Commitment Weekly Rehearsal on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:15 pm in the Wesley Room and bi-monthly leadership in worship from September to May 
  • Focus  Sharing the encouragement and joy in Christ  to our congregation and others through music. 
  • What to expect  A rehearsal which is informal in nature and yet, committed to the best leadership in worship both in the building and in our neighborhood. 
  • Upcoming Events  Continued impromptu porch concerts and leadership in Music Sunday in May. 

 

UNITED BELLS 

for youth in Middle School through adults

A handbell choir for those who read music and love the challenge of participating in a musical team which creates beauty to heal the soul ! 

  • Commitment Weekly rehearsals Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm September to May is key to inspiring ministry of this ensemble. 
  • Focus  Sharing the encouragement and joy in Christ  to our congregation and others through music. 
  • What to expect  United Bells rings monthly for morning worship and for the annual Christmas Musicale.  This choir often rings with a variety of instruments, cello, flute, bass and percussion adding an even richer dimension to their inspiring offerings.
  • Upcoming Events  May 22 is the Sunday in which the United Bells combine with Trinity Choirs and instrumentalists to lead in morning worship. 

 

SONSHINE CHOIR

for children in Elementary School  

For many children, the Sonshine Choir is their first step in serving the church.  They have a lot of fun learning new songs, either singing or ringing them. 

  • Commitment  Weekly Rehearsal Wednesday 6:30 - 7:15 pm in the Junior Room and monthly leadership in worship from September to May. 
  • Focus  Children learn scripture as they serve as leaders in the church family from a young age. 
  • What to expect  An opportunity for lasting friendships and the joy of leading the church family in praise and gratitude.  Children experience the love and support of their director who brings a snack to say, "you are important"! 
  • Upcoming Events  May 22 is the Sunday in which the United Bells combine with Trinity Choirs and instrumentalists to lead in morning worship

 

YOUTH SINGERS 

for youth in Middle and High School

Trinity youth singers gather for rehearsals (one Sunday morning and one Sunday evening per month) to prepare for leadership in morning worship on a monthly basis. 

  • Commitment  Come to a rehearsal to see what's up next ! 
  • Focus  To grow in faith as we sing Scripture and lead in worship.
  • What to expect The group currently includes 14 members who find special joy in surprises like last year's Easter Sunday flash mob. These youth have become a wonderful part of the annual Christmas Musicale and Music Sunday 

 

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Children, youth and adults all bring an added dimension to worship as they share their talents on keyboard, percussion, winds, strings, brass as well as guitar and bass.   

We like to keep people guessing what instruments will show up at Trinity this Sunday !