Music Ministry at Atonement:

Choir:

There is a Easter Cantada prepared each spring with practices on Sundays after the 11am service and Wednesdays from 5-6pm.  For more information talk to Summer

Orchestra:

The orchestra helps to lead each aspect of worship throughout the services at Atonement. Contact Summer if you are interested in offering your gifts in that way.

 Special Music:

If you are interested in doing an offertory, solo, duet, instrumental, etc, talk to Summer Long.

 

Song Suggestions:

If you would like to suggest a song for use in worship or special music, please click here!

 

Young Women's Choir:

There is a young women's choir which practices on Wednesdays at 5:30pm before Youth Group.  For more information visit the page 4 This Time or talk to Summer

 

 

 

Worship Philosophy

Part of our vision statement at Atonement is “God-honoring worship.”  Different people have different ideas and preferences in music.  Our aim has been to select songs that are honoring to God, proclaim Biblical truth clearly and are edifying in worship.  We seek to strike a balance between familiar classic hymns from our heritage of faith over centuries past and incorporating newer songs of worship into the life of the congregation. We believe that there is great value to both, regardless of preferences  -- young people can benefit greatly from worshiping God with some of the great hymns of the faith from centuries past and mature generations can also benefit from “singing a new song to the Lord.”

For this reason, we have avoided creating two different style worship services.  There are rich benefits and beauty in the blending of generations, styles, preferences and traditions in the worship service.  We would miss out on the combination of the depth of faith tradition and maturity combined with fresh expressions and young vitality.  Obviously, this takes some deference and patience but we believe it is worth it to have a healthy family of faith with all the generations represented in unity.

We appreciate your prayers for God’s leading and wisdom and good balance in this.  We welcome your feedback in how we are doing in this area.  There is always room for improvement!

 

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