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Adult Music

There are several ways that you may share your love of music through participation in one of the music programs at St. James.

Would you like to know more about any of the following?  Contact Mark Lindvahl, St. James UMC Music Director, or call 217-442-1504.  He would love to hear from you!

All group rehearsals listed below perform on selected Sundays from September to May.

Adult Choir rehearsals on Wednesday from 6:00 - 7:00 PM.  Choir practice is canceled the third Wednesday of every month because of the St. James Food Pantry distribution.  The choir performs at the 8:30 and 11:00 AM worship services three out of four Sundays from September through May and on selected Church holidays (Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday.)

Men's Choir rehearsals on the second Wednesday of every month from 7:00 - 7:30 PM in preparation to perform at the 8:30 AM worship service the following Sunday.  (Rehearsal date may be altered some months due to holidays, etc.)

Women's Choir rehearsals on the first Wednesday of the month from 7:00 - 7:30 PM in preparation to perform at the 8:30 AM worship service the following Sunday. (Rehearsal date may be altered some months due to holidays, etc.)

Orchestra -  The St. James Orchestra rehearses on the second Thursday of every month and performs the Prelude at both the 8:30 and 11:00 AM worship services the following Sunday.

Hand bell Choir -  The hand bell choir currently has a waiting list for those wishing to join.  Please contact the St. James Music Director Mark Lindvahl for more information.

Second Sunday Singers - The Second Sunday Singers choir - which perform at the 8:30 and 11:00 AM worship services on the second Sunday of each month from September to May - is a casual group of vocalists who simply like to sing and whose membership changes each month!  Not everybody has the time to commit to becoming a member of the St. James Choir.   The only rehearsal is scheduled on the same Sunday as the performance at 8:00 AM in the sanctuary.