Music Notes

Music! What a terrific way to honor God. Our many music ministries at Custer Road UMC are used to glorify our creator. This page provides up-to-date information for everyone involved in our music ministries.

Chancel Choir: Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m. in room B40
Gospel Gang Children’s Choirs: Sundays during the school year from 5-6 p.m. in the basement
Revelation Youth Choirs: Rehearsals for grades 6 through 8 are Sundays from 5-6pm and grades 9 through 12 practice from 7-8pm on Sundays in the choir room, B40


  • PHILIPPIANS: Tuesdays – 12:30 p.m.
  • COLOSSIANS: Wednesdays – 10:30 a.m.
  • EPHESIANS: Wednesdays – 6:15 p.m.
  • GENESIS RINGERS: Sundays – 6-7 p.m. (children grades 3-5)
  • REVELATION RINGERS: Sundays – 4-5 p.m. (youth)

King’s Players: (All instrumentalists, grades 7 – 12) Practice on Sunday mornings for 3 weeks leading up to worship service


Recent Posts

Dough! Buy Some – Support a Mission Project

If it’s fall, it must be time for the Handbell Ministry Cookie Dough Sale! Just in time to stock up for your holiday need for easy-to-bake and super delicious cookies! Come visit our table in Fellowship Hall on Sundays October 2, 9 and 16 to pre-order cookie dough. Dough orders will be delivered on Sunday, November 6 from 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. in front of the main office.

48 – 1 oz. pieces of pre-portioned dough bake individual cookies – bake 1 or all 48! The dough arrives FROZEN and must be kept FROZEN. A box of 48 cookies (81/2” X 11” X 3”) sells for $17. Make all checks payable to CRUMC. NOTE: All orders must be picked up on Sunday, November 6 between 9:45 and 11:45 a.m. near the church office. We have no where to store cookie dough orders so they must be picked up at this time. Thank you!

This year we are partnering with a church in Wisconsin to buy a set of Choirchimes for Jean Ting, who is a graduate of the Biblical Seminary of the Philippines and works as a volunteer with the library and music department to train the next generation of

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YOU don’t want to miss THIS!

All instrumentalists in 7th – 12th grades are invited to be a part of our ensemble at CRUMC! Here’s the scoop:

October 2 @10:00 a.m. – rehearsal in B33 (bell room across from the choir room)** October 9 @10:00 a.m. – rehearsal in B33 (bell room across from the choir room)** October 16 @10:00 a.m. – rehearsal in B33 (bell room across from the choir room)**

**Revelation singers will be dismissed by Tim or Brit during the last hymn of the 9:00 a.m. service. We will end rehearsal in time for you to go to Sunday School.

October 23 – perform during the 9:00 a.m. service.

Bring your friends with you (who play instruments!) to join in the fun – no auditions or church membership is needed!

Contact Mrs. Fore with questions via email here:




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Ringing & Singing Starts September 11!

We know your school year is off and running so now it’s time to start the Custer Road Music Ministry season! Any student or adult who is interested is encouraged to attend any of our music ensembles – member or guest – and give it a try!

Sunday, September 11 Music Schedule

9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Services: ONLY Chancel Choir is singing both services. The choir and orchestra will perform Memorial, a special musical presentation in observance of the 10th Anniversary of September 11.

4:00 p.m. Revelation Ringers First Rehearsal – new ringers welcome! B33 (6th graders will be sent to the meeting with Tim at 4:30 p.m.)

4:30 p.m. 6th graders & parents meet with Tim in B32.

4;30 p.m. Gospel Gang Choirs (all children age 4 by 9/1/2016 through 5th grade) and parents meet in the Sanctuary. Children will move to classrooms with leadership at 5:00 p.m. and parents remain for a brief, informative meeting.

5:00 p.m. Revelation JH Choir (6-8th grades) begins in B40 (choir room)

5:00 p.m. Gospel Gang Choirs (all children age 4 by 9/1/2016 through 5th grade) begin rehearsals in the basement. Assembly meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. in the sanctuary with children, parents and

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Instruments Galore!

Custer Road offers instrumentalists the opportunity to perform with many varied instrumental ensembles. There is a place for all instrumentalists–grade 7 and above—ALL INSTRUMENTS!

Please consider joining one of these spirit-filled ensembles. Students are welcome to bring friends to play with us! Adults are encouraged to brush off your instruments and get back to playing – you’ll be glad you did.  Ensembles play for services throughout the year, rehearsing 1-2 times before a performance.

S eek our Lord and share your talent through music.
E very one loves to hear instrumental music in worship.
R eserved seat in the sanctuary.
V olunteers are the lifeblood of Custer Road UMC.
E njoy making a joyful noise to God.

Please contact Jane Fore at for further information or visit Fellowship Hall on Sunday, September 11.

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