Music Ministry


Chancel Choir

The SUMC Chancel Choir is comprised of singers of all abilities and talents. The choir sings compositions by classical and contemporary composers at the 9:00 am service every Sunday. The choir sings a Christmas and Easter program with instruments or orchestra every year. No audition is required. New members are welcome to join!


The SUMC music department supports four scholarship singers from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor and Southwestern University. The students sing with the Chancel Choir as well as help with solos and other musical duties as needed. Rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings 7 - 8:30 pm. Contact Elaine Garcia for more information about joining the choir.


Praise Band

The Praise Band leads worship for the 11:15 am service in the Chapel and rehearses at 10 am before the service. Contact Elaine Garcia for more information about joining the band.


Katherine Wende Handbell Choir

The handbell choir consists of music readers of all skill levels. The bells play on occasion throughout the year. Rehearsals are Wednesdays 6 - 7 pm in portable building 3. Contact Wes Roach for more information about joining the handbell choir.


Youth Praise Band

Youth Praise Band is comprised of students in the youth group (grades 7-12). They lead worship for the Wednesday night youth program, FourTwelve. They rehearse on Sundays in the YAC at 2 pm. Contact Sherry Sewell for information about joining the band. 


Children's Musical

A Children's Christmas Musical is produced every fall for children grades 1-6. Rehearsals are held on Sunday afternoons. Contact Kristen Von Gonten for more information.