Giving Glory to God Through Our Musical Offerings

Music is one of the hallmarks of our vibrant worship services at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Centuries ago, Gregorian Chant was considered “the voice of the church”. Since the Reformation, an additional repertoire, ranging from Spirituals to anthems, has become the voice of the church. On any given Sunday, one may hear congregational hymns accompanied by our twenty-five rank Fenris Pipe Organ, as well as music from our praise band, adult choir, children and youth choirs, concert band, brass choirs, and accomplished hand bell choirs, resonating in our sanctuary.

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.

Martin Luther

Choirs

Joyful Noise Singers – Adults

Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30pm in Sanctuary

The adult choir sings music from nearly 1,000 years of sacred music. The choir also plays a role in lessons and carols services and other special performances. Directed by David Kassler.

 

Youth Choir – 7th-12th Grade

Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30pm in Sanctuary

The youth choir practices and sometimes performs with the adult choir; however, the youth choir has its own performances, too. Directed by David Kassler.

 

Ring & Sing – 2nd-6th Grade

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm in Sanctuary

This is a fun and unique experience for the children of Good Shepherd Church. They play hand bells and they sing. They sing and play regularly for worship. Directed by David Kassler (Sing) & Michelle Schlicht (Ring).

 

Praise Kids – 4-year-old–1st Grade

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:15pm in Preschool Room

This children’s choir brings great joy to our hearts and our worship! Their rehearsal time also includes some fun time, like a craft or game. Directed by Caroline Anderson.

Instrument Ensembles

Adult Handbells – 7th Grade – Adults

Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm in Sanctuary

The adult handbell choir is a wonderful addition to worship at Good Shepherd. They use four octaves of bells and recently premiered a piece commissioned especially for them. Directed by Shannon Heitmann.

 

Ring & Sing – 2nd-6th Grade

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm in Sanctuary

This is a fun and unique experience for the children of Good Shepherd Church. They play hand bells and they sing. They sing and play regularly for worship. Directed by David Kassler (Sing) & Michelle Schlicht (Ring).

 

Worship Band – 7th Grade-Adults

Thursdays, 7:00-8:30pm in Sanctuary

Provides music for 10:30am service on the 2nd Sunday of each month. The Worship Band leads worship songs with popular and original praise music. Led by Pastor Carl-Eric Gentes.

Soloists or Ensembles

Vocalists & Instrumentalists – All Ages

Solo or ensemble vocalists and instrumentalists of all kinds are always encouraged to provide music for worship! Vocalists and instrumentalists play as schedules permit.

Rehearsals

Contact David Kassler to volunteer to sing or play, as well as arrange practices, accompanists, and practice spaces.

Contact the Director of Music

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See and hear us perform

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