At Union Baptist Church, we are fortunate to have eight (8) unique singing groups. These groups love to use their gifts in singing praise and giving God their best. Our musical groups are comprised of, The Word of Life Choir, The Vocal Chorus, The Male Chorus, The Youth Choir, The Dalettes/Children’s Church Choir, JOY, Vision and Home Going Celebration Choir.
Mission : To win souls for the building of God’s Kingdom in worship and praise through song. To minister under the Holy Spirit, praising God in excellence through music.
Purpose : To lift the Name of Jesus through anthems, hymns, spirituals, traditional gospel, and contemporary songs, in the form of Praise and Worship to God. Scripture “Speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs. Singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. Giving thanks always for all things to God the Father, in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ….”
The Word of Life Choir
This group is comprised of singers of the church ranging from age 14 and up. This choir sings an all-encompassing musical repertoire ranging from the sacred and traditional to the genre of contemporary gospel and religious music. This choir serves on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Sundays at the 10:15 a.m. worship celebrations. Rehearsals are every Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
The Vocal Chorus
This group uses the do-re-mi system (shape-note) for singing. This group sings with no music. This group is comprised of all ages and serves on the 2nd Sundays of each month at the 10:15 a.m. worship celebration. Rehearsals are scheduled on Saturdays at 12 noon.
The Male Chorus
The Male Chorus is our Men’s Choir; this group is comprised of all male singers of the church, ranging from ages 18 and up. This choir serves on the 4th Sunday of each month at our 10:15 a.m. worship experiences. Their music focus is traditional and contemporary gospel music. Rehearsals are on Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.
The Youth Choir
The Youth Choir is comprised of the youth ages 12-18. The choir specializes in contemporary gospel music. This choir serves on the 1st Sundays of each month, at the 10:15 a.m. worship celebrations. Rehearsals are on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.
The Dalettes/Children’s Church Choir
This group is the children’s choir. They range in ages 4-12 years old. They specialize is music appropriate for this age grouping. This choir primarily serves on the 3rd Sundays of each month at the 10:15 a.m. worship celebrations. Rehearsals are held during the Children’s Church hour on Sundays.
Joy is one of our praise teams that leads us into worship through song. This group sings more traditional style of songs with a spice of contemporary singing. This group sings alternating months with Vision.
Vision is our other praise team that leads us into worship through song. This group sings more contemporary style of songs with a burst of traditional singing. This group sings alternating months with JOY.
The Home Going Celebration Choir
This group serves during our daytime home going celebrations at Union. This group of singers is comprised of retirees who do not have work-related obligations during the day. This group is committed to uplifting the bereaved family through song.