Martin Luther felt strongly about music: "I truly desire that all Christians would love and regard as worthy the lovely gift of music, which is a precious, worthy, and costly treasure given … by God.
We are so blessed to have several Ensembles, Choirs and Instrumentalists in our Church Family. It is a joy to serve and work together to attain what Martin Luther calls a precious, worthy, and costly treasure given by God. We are always ready to welcome someone new!
Music at St Paul – contact Deacon Kathleen if you are interested in any of these:
8:30 am Service Choir – rehearses Thursdays 7:15 pm
9:45 am YaWaY Worship Band - rehearses Mondays 6 pm. See Chris Morgan, music leader of the band
11:00 am Service Choir – rehearses Wednesdays 7:15 pm
Men For Him – Men’s Ensemble - see Deacon Kathleen
Bella Musica – Women’s Ensemble - see Deacon Kathleen
The Joyful Noise Ringers Handbells Sundays, 5 pm - love to Ring and Chime!
The St Paul Cantorum - Vocalists who read music and do much of their own preparation. The Cantorum provides Classical and other more complicated music for special occasions.
The Requiem Choir – meets for funerals and memorial services
The Children’s Choir – Wednesdays, 4:15 pm in Children's Choir room Stephanie Threlkeld - Director, Nina Maxwell - Music Assistant
The Wind Ensemble/Instrumentalists – Open to anyone who plays a wind, brass or percussion instrument! See the Director of Music Ministries (Deacon Kathleen) for info.
Concert Team - Assists with Concerts - such as College Choirs, and other groups when scheduled.
Aiken Civic Orchestra - St. Paul Lutheran Church hosts the Aiken Civic Orchestra. They rehearse Thursday nights at 8:30 pm. These enthusiastic string players perform under the baton of Maestro Adam DePriest, local conductor, performing violinist and string teacher.
Other Local Professionals are also featured in Worship as well as Concert from time to time.