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Chancel Choir—9:30 am Traditional Service

When in our music God is glorified, and adoration leaves no room for pride, it is as though the whole creation cried: ALLELUIA! How often, making music, we have found a new dimension in the world of sound, as worship moved us to a MORE profound ALLELUIA! So has the church, in liturgy and song, in faith and love, through centuries of wrong, borne witness to the truth in every tongue: ALLELUIA! Let every instrument be tuned for praise! Let all rejoice who have a voice to raise! And may God give us faith to sing always: ALLELUIA!

The text of this wonderful hymn by Fred Pratt Green was written in 1972 for a Festival of Praise and is exactly what our mission is at GBPC through a music ministry that has grown by leaps and bounds. This mission of glorifying God with our musical offerings is also the vehicle we use to fulfill the stated mission of Great Bridge Presbyterian Church.

The choir has been privileged to make two international singing mission trips.  In 2007, the choir traveled to Germany and Austria and in 2012 to Scotland. Additionally, the choir has worked with some of the most well known composers in church music today including, Hal Hopson, John Leavitt, and Mark Hayes.  Their annual Festival of Lessons and Carols is a much anticipated community and church service.

Rehearsals:  Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm. CLICK HERE to join the choir online!

Contact Billye Brown Youmans: music@gbpres.org 

Praise Team—8:15 & 11:00 am Contemporary Services

Our Praise Team is made up of skilled singers and instrumentalists who have a passion for worshipping God and ministering to others through contemporary worship music.

Rehearsals:  Thursday evenings: vocals begin at 7:00 pm and full rehearsal at 8:00 pm.

Contact Charity Stephens, charitystephensmusic@gmail.com

Flute Choir

Do you read music, play the flute and want to to serve God through music? Then join us! We play in worship once each month and offer a Christmas Eve concert in the narthex at 9:30 pm every Christmas Eve. It is inter-generational and fun! You must own your own flute. Good, basic technique needed for this group. High school age and up!

Rehearsals:  Tuesdays, 6:30 pm, Music Suite (resumes September 19th)

Contact Billye Brown Youmans, music@gbpres.org

Alleluia Ringers Handbell Choir 

The Great Bridge Presbyterian handbell choir rings 5 octaves of Schulmerich handbells and chimes regularly in worship. Music reading and a commitment to service is a must. This is an intergenerational group. Currently there are no positions available in the choir; however, if you are an experienced ringer we can use substitute ringers from time to time. Positions occasionally become available. Please contact Billye if you are interested, music@gbpres.org.

Rehearsals:  Tuesdays, 7:30 pm, Church Library (resumes September 12)
Contact Billye Brown Youmans, music@gbpres.org

Sign Language

We have a sign language team that periodically accompanies special music in both the traditional and the contemporary services.  

Contact Charity Stephens, charitystephensmusic@gmail.com

  • Upcoming Events

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    5:00 pm Rescheduled! Fall Kick Off @ Great Bridge Presbyterian Church
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    Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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     Fall Kick Off !   Join us for a seafood boil, hotdogs and ice cream, followed by an entertaining “Lip Sync Battle.” Every GBPC ministry is being challenged to put together a team to “lip sync”[...]
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    12:00 pm Senior Adult Luncheon
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    Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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    9:00 am Packing Event
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    12:00 pm Lunch & Learn
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