“Shout with joy to the LORD, all the earth; break into song; sing praise. Sing praise to the LORD with the lyre, with the lyre and melodious song. With trumpets and the sound of the horn shout with joy to the King, the LORD.” Psalm 98
The music ministry at St. Stephen exists to enable the sung prayer of the whole assembly. All of the efforts of the many people who make up our music ministry are oriented toward the goal of raising hearts and minds to God through active participation in music and song. This ministry provides music that facilitates prayerful reflection and therefore its members respectfully prepare and practice this music with a willing spirit!
“He who sings, prays twice” ~Unknown
Adult Choir: The adult choir sings year round at the 10:00 Sunday Mass and on other holy days and holidays as needed. Rehearsals are weekly at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. All those high school age and above are invited to participate!
Children’s Choir: Our Children’s Choir will begin to meet again in September 2018. Rehearsals are weekly at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. All children of the parish from 1st grade through 8th are welcome to sing in the Children’s Choir. Please click on the link below for sign-up and schedule information.
LifeTeen Choir: The LifeTeen choir sings year-round at the 5:00 Sunday evening Mass. Rehearsals are on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in the church, preceding the 5:00 Mass. High school teens are encouraged to participate. Students of college age are also welcome to join this group or sing with the Adult Choir as your schedule permits.
Cantors: Cantors are recruited from and rehearse with the choirs. Anyone interested in being a cantor should join a choir that sings for a Mass that suits their schedule.
Contact- Jennifer Teague: firstname.lastname@example.org or 479/685-0792
Music Ministry Interest Form
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