Tucker First United Methodist Church | 5095 LaVista Road, Tucker GA 30084 | 770-938-3030
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Children's Choirs


Children's Choirs 
 
Calling ALL children ages Pre-K through fifth grade! Children’s Choir rehearsals, handbells and Orff classes began on Wednesday, August 21, but if you didn't make that date don't let it stop your kids from joining in.  
 
Questions: contact Lynn Urda at 770-414-5633 or lynn_urda@tfumc.org.
 
 
Invite your neighbors and your friends to sign up their children for choir!!
 
If you're new to Tucker First and have a child who wants to participate in one of our choirs listed below, please contact Lynn Urda.
 

OUR PURPOSE

  • Choir helps children to learn about and grow in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • Choir, through leadership in worship is a significant form of service
  • Choir teaches the songs of our faith
  • Choir helps children understand and participate in Worship
  • Choir establishes a sense of place and purpose for our children
  • Choir develops music skills that last a lifetime
  • Choir is FUN! 
 

About our Children's Choirs 

 

CHERUB CHOIR
Cherub Choir is for children ages 4 and 5 (by Sept.1). This is a training choir where basic music and Christian concepts are "taught" in a game-like setting involving much movement and physical activity.
Director: Donna Harris

CAROL CHOIR
The Carol Choir is for children in grades 1 and 2. Music education continues with the use of actual anthems in the hands of the singers. Hymns and Scriptural songs are taught as well as the church year and parts of the worship service. This choir sings about six times a year.
Director: Lynn Urda

MELODY BELLS
Melody Bells is a training bell choir for children in grades 4 and 5 who are also members of the Wesley Singers. The rudiments of bell ringing and note reading are taught. Participation in worship begins as soon as the ringers are prepared. Ringers must be active members of the Wesley Singers
Director: Tom Moore

WESLEY ORFFANS
Third graders will express text, rhythm, melody and harmony through the use of unpitched and pitched percussion instruments (Orff instruments), movements, handchimes and recorders. Musical skills will be developed verbally in speech play and vocally with beautiful singing. Third graders who wish to be in Wesley Orffans must be active members of the Wesley Singers.
Director: Robin Seagraves

WESLEY SINGERS
Wesley Singers are children in grades 3, 4 and 5. Service to the church and worship participation are very important in this choir. Music education continues, as well as hymn study, study of the parts of the parts of the worship service and the liturgical year. This choir sings in worship once a month, participates in choir festivals and has occassional social events.
Director: Lynn Urda

BEGINNING GUITAR
Open to all ages from third grade to adult. Basic guitar skills. 
Instructor:  Ty Roberts
Wednesday, 5:00 - 5:45 p.m.

INTERMEDIATE GUITAR
Open to all ages from third grade to adult.  This class is for person who can play all twelve basic chords including F.
Instructor:  Ty Roberts
Wednesday, 5:45 - 6:30 p.m.


Have older kids too?  See information about our Youth Choirs and the Handbell Choirs