Clarksdale Baptist Church
"A church in the heart of downtown, with the whole town on our heart"

 Music Ministry . . .

The Music Ministry at Clarksdale Baptist Church is well-rounded and offers many ways to serve and worship through music.  Our choirs are the perfect place to put your talents to work.  With choir groups whose members range in age from three years old to over 90 years old, you are sure to find a group that fits.  You don't have to be able to read music to join - you will learn as you go.  Even the youngest members begin to learn about harmony and how to sing different parts.  Soloists are encouraged and well nourished here.  We have many members who have great backgrounds in music and who are always happy to share their knowledge and talent.  You just can't beat the thrill of being part of a good musical production, leading in worship, and helping present the Gospel!  Oh, and the fellowship is great!!
Choirs

Pre-school Choir

3 - 5 Year Olds

Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

Tiny little singers learning to make a very big sound.  This group begins to teach little ones how to sing together in a group, how to follow the director, how to be brave in front of all those people in the audience!  They are introduced to the music of the Church and they learn many spiritual truths through song.  It's a fun place!

Music Makers

1st - 3rd Grade

Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

Music Makers begin learning more exciting things about music. They get a hint of what harmony and rhythm are all about and they begin learning more difficult music.  As they perform their music for parents and friends, they are learning to be worship leaders.  Music Makers combine with Young Musicians to present one or two musical programs per year.  These programs include solos and drama and the children get to share a Bible lesson with the whole congregation.  How cool!!

Young Musicians

4th - 6th Grade

Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

The Young Musicians are a really busy group!  They are learning to sing in parts, how to count the music, more complicated rhythm patterns - so many exciting things!  Solo voices begin to emerge and talent flourishes here.  Bible stories come to life through drama and musicals.  The children begin to understand that sharing God's love through music truly is a special gift.  Young Musicians also get to spend six days in the summer at Gulf Shores Baptist Assembly for the Young Musicians Camp.  At the Camp, they participate in music workshops, Bible study, and lots of beachy recreation - let's go!

Majority

7th - 12th Grade

Sunday, 6:00 p.m.

God and I make a Majority!  This fine choir sings full four-part harmony.  They are the choir for the Sunday evening services.  They go on a choir tour each summer.  They combine with the rest of the Youth Group to go on a mission trip each summer.  They lead in worship.  This is truly a busy group!

Adult Sanctuary Choir

College and Up

Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.

The Adult Sanctuary Choir is the main service choir for Clarksdale Baptist Church.  If you like to sing a variety of musical styles, then this is the place for you!  Musical styles range from traditional Southern Gospel to classical style and everything in between.  You don't have to read music to join you just have to want to sing and lead in worship - you will learn to do the rest.  You can also look forward to being a part of terrific Easter and Christmas productions.  Come join the fun!

Lamplighters

Senior Adults

Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.

 

This is one of the most fun groups in the music ministry!  The Lamplighters know how to sing, praise, share, and have a great time! This fine choir also sings a wide variety of music and they participate in choral festivals each year.  They never fail to earn anything less than a Superior rating - not too bad, huh? 
Hand bells

Jubilation I

1st - 6th Grade

Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.

Get ready to ring!  Jubilation I is a beginners hand bell choir.  Members learn to count, read the notes, understand rhythm, and how to work as a team to make music.

Jubilation II

7th - 12th Grade

Sunday, 5:00 p.m.

Jubilation II takes up right where Jubilation I leaves off.  Skills are honed, difficulty levels are raised, and teamwork is strengthened.  

Adult Hand bell Choir

College and Up

Sunday, 6:00 p.m.

The Adult Hand bell Choir is the major service bell choir.  It doesn't matter if you've never even seen a hand bell, much less know how to play one.  Join in and you will learn everything you need know.  If you can count to six, you've got it made!

Prime Chimers

Senior Adults

Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.

Prime Chimers have all the fun!  Come on, ring those bells!




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