Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before God with thanksgiving and extol the Lord with music and song.
— Psalm 95:1-2
The Chancel Choir is led by Ronnie Oliver, Associate Pastor of Music & Worship, with Julia Huster as pianist & organist.
The choir is comprised of volunteer members who faithfully rehearse, fellowship, and minister in the 10:55 am service. Chancel Choir members serve as soloists for the 8:45 a.m. Sunday service. Ensembles from the Chancel Choir rehearse and serve for special worship occasions.
Anthem and instrumental literature is diverse, incorporating traditional hymns, classical selections, gospel song arrangements, and newly composed songs.
The Chancel Choir offers special music during the Easter and Christmas seasons. The Festival of Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve is a very special service of music and scripture, a long-standing tradition at Central Baptist Church.
Music Friends Choir
The Music Friends Choir is comprised of children ages 3-Kindergarten. Choir time is full of musical learning activities, movement, playing instruments and singing.
Music Makers Choir
The Music Makers Choir learns about hymns, scripture, and musical symbols. They play Orff and rhythm instruments.
Young Musicians Choir
The Young Musicians Choir rehearses anthem literature, develops musical skills through activities and playing instruments, and participates in worship frequently.
The Youth Choir is open to youth in grades 6-12. The Youth Choir rehearses anthem literature as well as contemporary favorites. They sing and lead in worship quarterly with individuals and smaller ensembles performing on special occasions.
The Handbell Choir is comprised of those ranging from high school to adult. The choir rehearses Level 2-4 repertoire and plays quarterly in worship.