UMCB Pipe Organs

The Chancel Organ – Sanctuary

The Sanctuary Chancel organ, built and installed by Rudolph Janke, Bovenden bei Gottingen, Germany is a 36 stop cone tuned three manual tracker of mildly unequal temperament on 2 ½ inches of wind in a fumed oak case following central German ’Werk Princip’ tradition.

The Specifications for the Sanctuary Organ


The Balcony Organ – Sanctuary The Chapel Organ
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The Sanctuary balcony organ is a rescue,electrified
and installed by church members in 1973.
The Chapel organ is a 6 rank Schantz.
Chancel Choir

Bringing new life to our musical traditions, this adult choir regularly provides service music for the 11:15 A.M. Sunday service. Under the direction of Christopher Neely, the Chancel Choir also presents concerts of classic and modern sacred music throughout the year.

Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7:00 P.M. in the Sanctuary.


Spreading the Good news and Singing a New Song, this inter-generational group provides contemporary Christian music for the 11:15 am Sunday service.  The choir has also traveled to other congregations in the area for special services and concerts. NEWSingers also hosts an annual Concert and Pie Festival in celebration of the group’s anniversary.

Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7 P.M. in the Chapel

Children’s Choirs

Singing Sunday School (grades Pre K-3) prepares music at 10:40 a.m. on Sunday. The Children’s Choir (grades 4-6) rehearses at 9:30-10:00 am in Room 27 on Sunday. Both choirs sing at Sunday worship services.

Bell Choir

This group participates in services at least once a month and plays for special concerts throughout the year, including an annual Christmas Concert and Carol Sing.

Rehearsals: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Praise Team

The Praise Team is a collection of musicians, vocal and instrumental, that provide lively contemporary music for our arise! service at 9:00 am on Sundays. Rehearsals are conducted by Jeremy Piper at 7:30 am on Sundays in the Sanctuary. All are welcome to join in the praise!