Connections through music
Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! - Psalm 100:1-2
St Mark is greatly blessed to have many talented musicians who help us make worship special.
Click here to check out some great music on our youtube channel, such as the sample below:
All members of the congregation are invited to join in and share their musical talents in any of our musical activities.
A group of men and women who prepare music of many styles. We praise God "skillfully" (Psalm 33:3) at our worship services and enrich and build up our own faith life as we work together for common goals.
Rehearsal Times: Wednesdays, During Advent & Lent: 6PM-7PM;
other Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 PM from September to June.
Performance Times: About two Sunday mornings per month
Director: Michael Kesar
The Men's Choir specializes in singing the great hymns of the church in four-part harmony. They also branch out into other styles. All levels of musical ability are welcome.
Rehearsal Times: Various days as announced.
Director: Michael Kesar
Crossmarked Worship Band
Instrumentalists and singers leading songs at the Contemporary service.
Rehearsal Times: Friday or Saturday
Director: Mike Moehring
Choir for kids in grades 2-8. Various styles of music are featured as children learn more about making a joyful noise to the Lord and about the role of music in worship.
Rehearsal Times: Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:05 PM (just before Confirmation classes)
Director: Vivian Kesar
A seasonal program for children ages 4-7 featuring Christian songs, music games, and activities. There is lots of fun and praise to God while a foundation is laid for future music learning.
Rehearsal Times: Wednesdays from 5:30-6:00 PM
Director: Angie Miller
St. Mark is equipped with 5 octaves of Malmark Handbells. Groups of ringers are recruited for various Sundays. A new director is needed to form an ongoing group. Contact the Director of Music if you would like to ring or learn to ring.
Children in grades 3-8 get various opportunities to play handbells. Sessions may be held during summer Vacation Bible School, or at various times during the year. Watch for announcements of the schedule.
Throughout the year String Ensembles, Wind Ensembles, Brass Ensembles, a Chamber Orchestra, and Vocal Ensembles are formed to provide special worship music. Soloists and Cantors also enrich our worship of God.