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Serving Worship & Music Arts

Sanctuary Choir
Peter Leo, Director 704-815-1907
Leads worship through music at the 8:15 & 11:00 am worship services on Sunday morning. Also provides music for special services periodically.
Rehearsal 7:00 – 9:00 pm on Thursdays in Brewer Hall
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Praise Team
Tyris Washington, Director 704-212-8905
Vocal and band ensemble leads music at the Sunday 9:30 am contemporary worship service
Rehearsals 7:00 – 8:30 pm on Wednesdays in Sanctuary

The Joyful Ringers
Kathy White, Director 704-815-1940
Handbell choir rings in worship monthly from September-May. Must have ability to read music.
Rehearsal 6:30 – 8:00 pm on Tuesdays in Sanctuary

Instrumental Music
Peter Leo, Director 704-815-1907
Play in worship, accompany the Sanctuary Choir and other ensembles.
Rehearsal 7:00 – 8:30 pm on Wednesdays in Brewer Hall

Kathy White, Music Ministry Associate 704-815-1940
Play for one of our ensembles, choirs, or be a substitute for an accompanist.

Melody Makers (Adults)
Kathy White, Director 704-815-1940
Performs primarily in the community; occasionally in worship services
Rehearsal 9:30-10:45 am on Tuesdays in Brewer Hall

Acolytes & Acolyte Shepherds
Meg Moore, Worship Coordinator Meg@MatthewsUMC.org
3rd – 6th Graders light altar candles and assist with baptisms.

Altar Guild
Meg Moore, Worship Coordinator 704-815-1997
Behind-the-scenes preparation for worship services, including filling candles, setting up for baptisms and changing paraments

Baptism Host/Hostess
Meg Moore, Worship Coordinator 704-815-1997
Meet with baptism family before the service and assist them to their seats in the Sanctuary.

Communion Assistants
Meg Moore, Worship Coordinator 704-815-1997
Prepare Communion elements
Assist the Pastors in serving Communion for Communion Sundays and/or special worship services

Lay Readers
Meg Moore, Coordinator 704-815-1915
Read scripture and/or liturgical readings at 8:15 & 11:00 am worship services

Sanctuary Volunteers
Meg Moore, Worship Coordinator 704-815-1997
Replenish pews with Bibles, hymnals, pocket materials and pew inserts for worship

Media Technology
Shane Halll, Media Director 704-815-1918
Presentation Team Member: Create and/or show computer-generated presentations for worship services
Sound Board Operator: Operate sound and video equipment during worship services
(Training provided)

Sanctuary Flowers
Meg Moore, Worship Coordinator 704-815-1997
Pick up arrangements from florist for the Sanctuary
Deliver flowers to nursing homes after worship services

Meg Moore, Worship Coordinator 704-815-1997
Greet and help seat worshippers, hand out bulletins, collect offering, verify attendance, and perform other related duties as requested