United Church of Christ


Rainbow Ringers performing at the Christmas Open House.

Rainbow Ringers performing at the Christmas Open House.

The Junior Rainbow Ringers meet every Tuesday from 5:45 to 7pm in the sanctuary,and perform once a month in worship. Elementary school children are welcome. No experience needed. Alison Hobbie directs.

The Heritage Ringers Handbell Choir  plays in morning worship one Sunday a month, as well as at special holiday concerts and Christmas Eve. The choir makes music on four octaves of Malmark bells and 3 octaves of handchimes. Tuesdays from 7-8:30PM September to June.

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Choir rehearsing before worship.

The 30+ member Senior Choir
 contributes to morning worship with a variety of sacred music from the Renaissance and Baroque periods to modern harmonies of spirituals and folk songs, a cappella, or accompanied by full organ or guest instrumentalists. Directed from the organ console by Kim Karchenes, Music Director, the group welcomes singers from high school age to maturity. Rehearsals are Thursdays, 7-8:30PM in the loft from September to June.

Joyful Spirit,
 our praise choir, is open to both teenagers and adults. Joyful Spirit features the contemporary sounds of keyboard, guitar, and singers. This praise choir participates in morning worship one Sunday a month, and rehearses on Sundays after church once a month.

Join the Music Committee to oversee the music program, arrange maintenance of the instruments, organize concert reception or sell tickets, and work closely with the Music Director, Pastors, and Deacons to plan meaningful worship services and joyful musical experiences.

Donate to the Music Memorial Fund or the Organ Enhancement Fund to contribute to the musical life of this church, today and tomorrow. Become part of the long thread of musical history that has echoed through this venerable building since 1798.

Come and have some fun with us!!! 

Contact Kim Karchenes,  Music @exetercongchurch.org for info….

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