Music Ministries

Music is a vital component of our worship services and our ministry here at Aley.  We have a variety of music styles and opportunities to be involved with and all abilities are welcome to join us!


"Where words fail, music speaks"

-Hans Christian Andersen

Chancel choir

The Chancel Choir at Aley is an adult vocal choir that sings during the 9am Sunday morning worship service. In addition to providing special music, the choir also visits local assisted care facilities to bring joy and music to the residents. The choir rehearses September through May at 6 pm on Wednesday evenings in room 201. Anyone with a talent for singing and a heart for the Lord is welcome to join at any time during the year.  For more information, contact Director Pam Rauch.

Praise team

Music during our 11:15am worship service is a mixture of contemporary christian, modern christian and traditional music styles. We have singers and instrumentals that provide leadership to the service. We give a gift of upbeat, singable and powerful music to honor our Lord and provide joy in the service. For more information please contact Director Bernadette O'Connor.

celebration ringers

Celebration Ringers is an English Handbell choir that plays once a month in the 9:00am service, special music a few times a year in the 11:15am service, public events (such as nursing homes) once or twice a year and participates in the annual Greene County Spring Ring in April. Rehearsals are Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm, no previous knowledge or music experience necessary! Ages 16 and up.  For more information please contact Director Cheri Warner.

Bells of praise

Bells of Praise is a beginner handchime and Handbell choir for youth. They learn proper ringing techniques, music counting and work to understand basic music notation. Performance in services 4-6 times per year. This group is active based on the number of participants (minimum of 4 needed) with Rehearsals held on Thursdays at 5:30-6:15. Ages 8 and up (younger than 8 considered on a trial period/parent helper).  For more information, contact Director Cheri Warner.

special music

Several times throughout the year special music is shared with the congregation during one or more of the services.  We've had many varieties and talents shared during this time.  If you're interested in sharing your gift please contact Pam Rauch