Music Program
Sunday Worship Service begins at 10:30 AM
Third & Adams Street, PO Box 9774, Moscow, Idaho USA | (208) 882-3715

Music Program

 

After a life time of participation in the music program of First United Methodist Church, Andrew became our Music Director in 2016. He is in charge of both the chancel choir and the bell choir program. 

Chancel Choir: This group sings every Sunday from fall through spring, exploring a variety of musical styles.  Youth grades 7 and up are invited to sing with adults.  Choir rehearsal is Thursday night from 6:45-8:00 PM.

Alpine Carillon Hand Bell Choir:  This is the premier handbell choir in the Moscow area.  Using five octaves of hand bells and of hand chimes, this group of adults plays for worship several times a year, as well as playing for community events.  They rehearse on Wednesday nights at 6:30 PM.

Aldersgate Hand Bell Choir: This is an adult beginning hand bell choir, which also plays for worship on occasion. They also play for area nursing homes. They rehearse on Wednesday nights at 7:30 PM. 

Tommy's Tinkler's Hand Bell Choir: This is an advanced youth hand bell choir which plays the full five octaves of both bells and chimes. They rehearse on Sunday afternoons at 12:15 PM. They play for worship and at the end of spring take a tour in the region with the goal of spreading the joy of hand bells to other churches.

Praise Ringers is the introductory children's hand bell choir. They begin to learn to read music using color coded sheet music. They rehearse on Sundays after worship at 11:45 AM. They play for worship on occasion. Children are invited to join this bell choir in 2nd grade.

Current Church News

  • Christmas Eve Services - Dec 24, 2017

    4:00 PM Family Christmas Eve. This service is especially designed for wiggly, giggly children and is intentionally kept shorter. It will include music by Children's bell choir and leadership from children.

    7:00 PM Traditional Christmas Eve. This service includes music from Choir and Bell Choirs, plus Holy Communion and the Candlelight Ceremony. Child care is provided.

Get Directions

Sunday morning parking at the church is available in the high school parking lot on Third Street across from the church and in the city lots west of the church. These lots are available only on Sunday mornings. A small lot for handicapped parking is available just off of Adams Street on the north side of the church, with an accessible entrance directly into the sanctuary. A lift operates between the Fellowship Hall (3rd Street level) and the Sanctuary . William Sound System Receivers and Headsets are available to assist with hearing problems.

Church Mission

The First United Methodist Church of Moscow, Idaho takes as our mission to be the body of Jesus Christ, ministering to a community which draws strength from its diversity. Our mission centers on the worship of God, expressed through varied forms of prayer, preaching, music, and ritual.  See more...