Music Ministry

Peace Lutheran Church - Saint Louis, Missouri

Happy New Year!

"Make a joyful noise to the Lord. Serve the Lord with gladness come before His presence with singing." Psalm 100 says Serving and singing -- two wonderful ways to praise God!

Music is such a powerful thing! It can reach the hardest of hearts when nothing else can. Then, when we join music with the Gospel, the all-powerful Word of God, we have an explosive combination! Just as it was at the dedication of the temple, we can experience God's presence as we lift our voices in praise to Him through our Music Ministry.

There is a Latin motto that states "Bis orat, qui contat": "Those who sing pray twice."

I invite you to become a part of this important ministry at Peace. If you have any questions, please feel free to give me a call (314.892.5610) or drop me an e-mail
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Vocal Choir
The Chancel Choir is the cornerstone of Peace’s Music Ministry and alternates singing between 8:00 am and 10:30 am services. This non-auditioned choir is open to all high school students and adults.
First 2018 Rehearsal: Thursday, January 4 at 7:00 pm.
Handbell Ensembles

The Bells of Peace, The Adult/High School handbell ensemble, provides anthems and other special music for worship services about once a month and presents programs when requested. Prior music or handbell knowledge is helpful but not necessary. Members of the community who enjoy ringing are invited to attend.
First 2018 Rehearsal: Wednesday, January 31 at 7:00 pm

The Chimes of Peace is Peace’s youngest handbell group Students in grades 3 - 8 are invited to participate. They rehearse and provide music in worship as selections are prepared, No musical or handbell experience is necessary.
First 2018 Rehearsal: Monday, January 29, at 5:00 pm

Instrumental Ensembles
The Orchestra of Peace consists of all band and orchestra instruments. The orchestra plays for worship monthly and rehearses the week before the performance. High school students and adults are welcome Younger musicians are welcome by audition. Music is available in advance so musicians can come to rehearsal prepared, Please contact Burnell Hackman so your music will be available.

First 2018 Rehearsal: Monday, January 22 at 7:15 pm

From members of the Orchestra of Peace come other smaller instrumental ensembles including, The Peace Brass, The String Ensemble and Woodwind Quintet.

High School Brass Choir
A High School Brass Choir is being formed to play for the 9:20 am April 1, 2017 Easter Service. If you play any brass instrument and would like to be included please contact Music Director Burnell Hackman. The ensemble will meet three times. Mondays, March 19 and 26 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 am. Students should attend at least two of the three rehearsals.
First 2018 Rehearsal: Monday, March 19 at 7:00 pm

Please consider sharing your God given talent with others!


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