Worship

Chancel Choir, Sharmyn Thompson

The Chancel Choir provides music on Sunday mornings and for other special services from September through May.  Individuals provide special music during summer months.  New choir members are always welcome.

Worship Music, Sharmyn Thompson,Sharon Gray, Pastor Keith Hohly

Our worship regularly includes a variety of musical styles.  Accompaniment ranges from organ to piano, to keyboard, drums and bass.  On occasion brass instruments, violin, flute, harmonica, guitar and other instruments lend their voices.  Sharmyn Sharon, and Pastor Keith coordinate music with the themes of each Service’s scripture readings and the seasons of the church year.  If you have requests or if you would like to help in worship planning, contact any one of them.

South Sudanese Worship, Philip Alier Deng

The Sudanese Worshiping Community meets at First Lutheran each Sunday at 1:00.  Services are conducted in Dinka.

Altar Guild, Ann Newman

This group maintains altar paraments, candles and furnishings, prepares for communion, and provides flowers and visual seasonal displays.

Worship Team, Nila Schneider

The Worship Team is a servant-hearted group of men, women, and young adults whose ministry is integral to church life.  If you would like to join the Worship Team in any of the groups listed below, please contact Nila at the church office.
 
Greeters welcome all to worship,helping visitors and answering questions, assist as needed during worship and ensure the safety of the building during services. Lectors read the scripture readings and lead the congregation in prayer for the people of God and for all people according to their needs.  Communion Assistants serve the sacrament of Holy Communion, welcoming all to God’s table.  Acolytes assist the pastor at the altar.  .

Media & Technology, Jim Pierce and Misty Coyle

Using media to spread the gospel is a privilege of First Lutheran Church. In an age of widespread technology, we have a stewardship to use these tools as best as possible for kingdom purposes.  If you have suggestions to improve our website, talk with Jim.  Along with our website, we also maintain an active Facebook for additional church communication.
 
Misty oversees the use of technology in worship, including both video and audio systems.  If you would like to learn how to operate this equipment and share in this ministry, contact Misty.