The Music Ministry at Joy is focused on providing music that enhances every worship service, and coordinates with weekly scripture readings and/or themes for the day. Joy has ensembles for kids, youth, and adults which include Joy KidsJam, Voices of Joy Choir, Polished Brass handbells, and Praise Band. All of the ensembles welcome everyone, no auditions necessary. We'd love to have you join too! If you are interested in learning more or joining any of the music groups, please contact Joy's Music Director.

 

Praise Band

Praise Band provides music for worship on a regular basis at Joy. The band brings energy and musical leadership through the latest Christian songs, specialized Lutheran hymn arrangements that rock, and contemporary Christian classics. 

We welcome experienced high school and adult instrumentalists and vocalists to the band, so come and join us!

Rehearsals for Praise Band are on Sundays from Noon-1:30pm. Interested or need more info? Email Linda, Director of Music Ministry: linda@joylc.org

Voices of Joy

Voices of Joy Choir provides joyful musical leadership in our worship services. VOJ sings repertoire from a variety of choral styles; these include hymn arrangements, Spirituals, classic choral pieces, Gospel songs, and contemporary favorites.

We welcome anyone ages high school to adult who would like to come and experience the beauty of choral singing!

Rehearsals for Voices of Joy are on Thursdays from 6:30-8pm. Interested or need more info? EmailLinda, Director of Music Ministry: linda@joylc.org

Polished Brass

Polished Brass Handbells is an exciting group of adult ringers who provide music for worship on a regular basis throughout the year. Joy has several octaves of handbells and handchimes that enhance worship when we play Special Music pieces, hymn descants, and fanfares.

Rehearsals for Polished Brass are on Tuesdays from 6:30-8pm. Interested or need more info? Email Linda, Director of Music Ministry: linda@joylc.org

Joy KidsJam!

Joy KidsJam is for kids in grades K-5 and Assistant Directors in grades 6-12. KidsJam participates in both singing and playing instruments including hand chimes, percussion instruments, and bells. KidsJam puts on a Christmas musical in December, and participates in worship at other times during the year.

Rehearsals for Joy KidsJam are on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm during times when we are actively preparing for our musical or other worship participation event. Interested or need more info? Email Linda, Director of Music Ministry: linda@joylc.org

Joy Youth Music Camp

Joy Youth Music Camp is held for a week in June, and each year explores a different and exciting musical theme. In 2022, camp will be held the week of June 13-17 from 9am-Noon daily, and this year's theme is "The Rhythm of Creation!" We will explore creation Bible stories and characters, play instruments, sing, play music games, dance, eat snacks, and have tons of fun!

Joy Youth Music Camp is for Campers entering grades K-5, Small Group Leaders entering grades 9-12, and Music Assistants entering grades 6-7-8. Registration will begin online during the first week of March, and it is FREE this year due to a special financial gift received for all summer 2022 youth activities and camps at Joy. Make plans now to join us for Joy Youth Music Camp!