Children’s Choirs

Children’s Choirs

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Manchester United Methodist Church has a long standing history of music and the worship arts. Our Children’s Choirs help them experience the joy of music and the satisfaction of praising God as they serve in cultivating their God-given talents in ministering to our congregation and the community through music.

Our Children’s Choir Mission is to provide an engaging environment for children that encourages musical, spiritual & personal growth through education, fellowship, & outreach.

SonShine Singers (Kindergarten & 1st Graders)
SonShine Singers

Day: Wednesdays (Sept-April)
Time: 4:30 – 5:35 p.m.
Location: Room 141
Director: Tara Sintek   

Our SonShine Singers choir time includes singing and music exploration, as well as faith lessons and hands-on outreach projects. Fellowship time allows the children an opportunity to play with new friends, create art, explore the church and have fun together. SonShine Singers also performs monthly during the worship services.

Joyful Noise (2nd & 3rd Graders)
Joyful Noise

Day: Wednesdays (Sept-April)
Time: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
Location: Room 133
Director: TBD   

Joyful Noise share music, games, mission projects and Bible stories as they rotate through stations each week, learning about God and exploring the power of music! They also learn how they can use their voices and hands to serve others.

Members of Joyful Noise participate in music theory games, field trips, and outreach activities. This group also sings monthly during the worship services.

Music Makers (4th & 5th Graders)
Music Makers

Day: Wednesdays (Sept-April)
Time: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
Location: Room 100
Director: TBD   

Music Makers rehearsals are full of fellowship and fun, as well as lots of singing and learning. Our spring musical is an outreach fundraiser that empowers these children to rise to their potential, and effect positive changes in our world.

Music Makers participate in music theory games, field trips, and outreach activities. This group also sings monthly during the worship services.

Register / Learn More / Forms

Registration information and updates will be posted on this website, so please check it often.

For more information about any of these groups, please contact Ethan Massey.

Music Makers and Joyful Noise occasionally travel off-site and a Consent Form is required for these events. Please complete the Minor form and turn it in at choir or email it to Ethan Massey. After processing, you will receive a signed copy to keep for your records.

Please complete one form per child each year:

Volunteers Needed

If you would like to volunteer with any of our Children’s Choir, you must be Safe Gatherings, formerly called Safe Sanctuary, certified. To learn more, please click on the blue button:

COVID-19 Notice

UPDATED FEB. 4, 2021: As we continue in this time of the Coronavirus pandemic, the MUMC Music Ministry will remain on hiatus for the Fall. This specifically includes; Sonshine Singers, Joyful Noise, Music Makers, Cantate, Coventry Choir and Chancel Choir. We will continue to monitor the situation and re-evaluate our plan on March 15. Until that time, some of the smaller music ensembles that are able to follow the current safety guidelines will meet at the discretion of the Music Ministry staff.

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