The Music Ministry at Oakland Presbyterian Church is designed to build and sustain diversity, creativity, sensitivity, joy, and consecration of heart in the endeavor to glorify God. A variety of programs are available for all ages. Everyone is invited to join the music programs! A brief description of the music groups is provided below, along with rehearsal times. On occasion, these groups perform at other services, concerts, or special meetings.
For all ages above the youth program, the adult choir enjoys singing a wide range of church music styles from sixteenth century Renaissance to folk tunes and spirituals to contemporary compositions. The provide inspiring music during the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Rehearsals are Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the choir room.
The praise team sings every Sunday at the 8:45 a.m. worship service. The praise team includes vocal members, guitar, drums, and keyboard. The praise team rehearses on Sunday mornings at 7:45am in the sanctuary.
Our children’s choir gathers as part of OWL on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Activities are available for potty-trained preschoolers through fifth graders. At 5:30 we enjoy a pizza supper in the Fellowship Hall. The children are then separated according to age to attend various classes such as vocal choir, Bible study, chimes, piano, puppet drama, and dance movement.
YCM ~ Young Christian Musicians Band (Click here for more information)
The handbell choir plays, as scheduled, for the Sunday worship services and other occasions. No prior experience is necessary to join. Rehearsals are Tuesday evening at 5:15 p.m. in the sanctuary.