Music Together - Music is a wonderful gift to share with a child. Designed for children (newborn-5yrs.) accompanied by a significant adult. The program includes movement, rhythm, instruments and songs. Bring a grandchild or child to Music Together – share laughter, music and hugs. Classes are offered Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays. Talk to Dr. Lynn for more information. Each family receives a CD and a songbook. Classes form every semester. Click HERE for more information.
Sermons in Word & Song DVDs
Available in the Church Library
Les Miserables (3/05)
Beauty and the Beast (8/05)
Phantom of the Opera (10/05)
Man of La Mancha (10/05)
The Wizard of Oz (8/06)
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (3/07)
Prince of Egypt (8/07)
The King and I (8/07)
South Pacific (3/10)
Jesus Christ Superstar (4/11)
Man of La Mancha (8/11)
Chancel Choir 2011
Singers (youth and adult) interested in singing with the Chancel Choir on Sunday mornings, join us on Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. in the Choir Room. The group provides the special music for worship services, sermons in word and song, and special holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Palm Sunday, and Music Festival Sunday.
Christmas Concert - If you’d just like to sing Christmas music and participate in the annual Christmas Concert, the first rehearsal for this glorious event is on a selected Saturday in September. All the Christmas music will be distributed and work will begin!
Ye Olde English Christmas Feaste - an event that only comes along every other year. Talk to Dr. Lynn about the rehearsal schedule. This is a costumed event (costumes provided) that celebrates the season in a different style - complete with Boar’s Head procession, wassail toasting and a catered dinner.
AWSM-J Kids and Journey Singers - for kids K-5th grade. This year we’ll work on a Veggie Tales style Christmas program. Who knows what Larry the Cucumber has in store for us as we celebrate the holiday! Wednesday evenings during the AWSM-J program and Sunday mornings during Sunday School in November will be the targeted rehearsal times.
Joyful Notes - junior and senior high youth.
Rehearsals are at specially designated dates and times.
Talk to Dr. Lynn if you’re interested in any of the vocal choirs.
Special Ensemble Groups - Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, Camarillo Folk, Chancel Ensemble share at church throughout the year. The groups rotate throughout the year, each group rehearsing for 2 or 3 weeks prior to singing the last Sunday of a given month. Rehearsals are scheduled for Thursday evenings, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m., prior to the regular rehearsal for the Chancel Choir.
AWSM-J Singers - Designed for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade, these groups practice on Wednesdays, when the AWSM-J program is in session. The children learn basic music skills, theory, rhythm, and the fundamentals of singing. Whenever the group sings in church, they wear special hats, vests, and T-shirts – rainbow colors! Contact: Dr. Lynn.
For more information on any bell/chime group, talk to Kristi VanKeersbilck, Director of Bell Choirs, 805- 388-0679.
CHERUB CHIMES: for four year olds through 2nd grade. Meets on Sunday mornings from 10:15-10:45 a.m. in the parlor. This group learns about music through singing, movement, and, of course, playing chimes. Performs approx. three times per year.
CHAPEL BELLS: for 3rd through 5th graders. Meets on Thursdays from 5 to 5:45 p.m. This group focuses on learning to read and play music as well as learning different bell techniques. Performs approx. 4 times per year.
YOUTH BELLS: for 6th to 8th graders or high schoolers who are beginners. Meets on Thursdays from 6 to 6:45 p.m. This group focuses on further development of musical skills and bell techniques. Performs approx. 4 times per year.
HIGH SCHOOL BELL CHOIR: for young adult musicians approximately 6th grade and up. Meets from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday evenings (before youth group). This group is for advanced ringers or experienced musicians.
ADULT BELLS: Meets from 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays. This group plays a wide variety of music from all different styles including sacred and secular, classical, folk, rock, show tunes, jazz/blues, etc. This group is open to adults and young adults who know how to read music, but no bell ringing experience is necessary. Performs monthly.