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Music Ministry

Music Ministry of Hope Lutheran Church consists of  Handbell Choirs, Vocal Choirs, and Praise Teams.

Hope's Music Ministry is presented through a variety of medleys, composers, and styles. To join a choir, please contact the leader for a rehearsal schedule and details. Please note that the choirs below take a break during the summer months and resume in early fall. 

Handbell Choirs

To become a Hope ringer, or learn more, contact Kathy Vockeroth, Handbell Choir Director, at 

  • Children in grades 2-5 who’d like to ring chimes and/or bells are invited to rehearsals from 5:25-5:45PM on Wednesday nights. The group will ring in worship once they are ready.
  • ADULT HANDBELL CHOIR rings on selected Sundays at either the 8:30 or the 11:00AM Sunday services. This choir rehearses Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:30PM.

Praise Teams

  • THE SATURDAY NIGHT PRAISE TEAM leads the music at the Saturday evening (5:30PM) Celebration service. For more information about the Praise Team contact Jenny Case at  .
  • YOUTH PRAISE TEAM plays during the 11:00AM service periodically, playing a variety of current praise music. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30PM. 

Vocal Choirs

To join a choir, contact Rob Varner, Choir Director, at  

  • CHILDREN’S CHOIR is open to all children in grades 2-6. The choir alternates between singing in the either the 8:30 or 11:00AM services on selected Sundays. Rehearsals are Wednesdays evenings from 5:50-6:25PM on the Adult Education floor, room 300. 
  • SENIOR CHOIR sings Sunday mornings at either the 8:30 or 11:00AM services. Rehearsals are from 7:30-9:15PM in the choir loft in the Sanctuary. 

Brass Ensemble

Periodically, the Brass Ensemble will accompany hymns during a Sunday service. To join the ensemble, contact Betty McAlear at