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Music & Fine Arts

At Manchaca UMC, we believe the Arts are a language of Faith with in the Church, a language of outreach from the Church to the world, and a means of attracting others to the Faith.  Our Music & Fine Arts Ministry consists of many different areas and opportunities for involvement including vocal, instrumental, drama, art, & more.  We are blessed with many talented people, however, we are always seeking to develop and involve new people of all ages.

For more information about the Fine Arts Ministry or any of the ensembles, contact Mark Hixon at 512-282-7274, ext. 325 or Mark@ManchacaUMC.org

Sanctuary Choir

Wednesdays

6:45 pm

Currently, the choir is not singing in our church services, but are practicing to prepare for future chances to do so. The choir usually sings during the Traditional service every Sunday. The choir normally presents a cantata at Christmas and a special program during Holy Week.  

 

Rehearses 6:45 – 8:00 pm Wednesday either in the Sanctuary or the choir room.

Glory Bells

Thursdays

7:00 pm

Handbell choir rings at least quarterly in worship and for special seasonal music presentations.  

 

Rehearses 7 - 8:00 pm Thursdays in the Bell Room. 

Praise Band

Wednesdays

6:30 pm

Select worship ministry team of vocalists and instrumentalists leads the Contemporary Sunday Worship service in the Family Life Center. The band practices on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm.

For audition information, contact Jen Romero. 

Women's Ensemble

Currently not meeting

The Women’s ensemble is open to any woman high school age or older and sing specials in worship 2 to 3 times a year. Rehearsals are usually scheduled on Wednesdays from 6 - 6:40 pm, and the director is Koma Donworth.

Godspring Youth Choir

Currently not meeting

Open to all middle school and high school youth. The choir participates in both our contemporary and traditional services. Rehearsals are usually at 2 pm on Sundays, and the director is Glenna Bowman.

Children Choirs

Currently not meeting

The Psalmist tells us all to "Praise the Lord!" Praising the Lord is just one of the things children explore through Children's Choirs. Some of the activities in Children's Choir are leaning songs about faith, playing games, playing instruments, making crafts and even having a special snack once in a while.

  • Kids of the Kingdom - Kinder and 1st Grade

  • Ring'n' Sing - 2nd - 5th Grade

The children's choirs meet Mid August through April and present a Christmas and spring musical. All children are welcome!