Music Ministry

Our congregation recognizes the gift of music as a great resource through which to bless God and others. In all we do, we strive to glorify God in our various programs and ensembles.

Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir sings at the 10:30 am Sunday worship service. Weekly rehearsals offer opportunities for musical and spiritual growth. Each year the activities for the choir include a Lessons and Carols Service on Christmas Eve and the traditional presentation of the Dubois Seven Last Words on Good Friday. Auditions are not required. Come join us for a rehearsal!

Thursdays (September – June), 8:10 – 9:30 PM

Music Suite (Second Floor)

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Dr. William Gorton

New Jersey MasterChorale

The New Jersey MasterChorale is a major force in choral music in South Jersey. The 110-member choral ensemble seeks to present music for chorus and orchestra of the highest caliber, and regularly performs with an orchestra made up of members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and friends.

Membership by audition only.  Please contact the church office to set up an audition.

Thursdays (September – June), 6:45 – 8:05 PM

Music Suite (Second Floor)

Dr. William Gorton

Glory Bound Youth Choir


This fun and inspiring group performs for church services once per month and also in the surrounding community as an outreach of the church. Keyboard and Praise Band accompany Glory Bound, which sings largely Christian Contemporary music. Glory Bound is open to anyone in 6th – 12th grades.

Sundays (September – May), 11:45 AM
Music Suite (Second Floor)

Dr. William Gorton (aka “Dr. G”)

Contemporary Worship Team

Singers, instrumentalists, and a sound crew lead music for our 9am Contemporary worship service. Bring your gifts and talents, and be a part of this fun and energizing group!

If you are interested in participating, please contact the church office.

Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:15 PM

Fellowship Hall

Jessica Thomas

Holtz Handbell Choir

The handbell choir offers a strong focus on fellowship and musical growth. This group prepares music to present in worship and occasional special events throughout the year.

Mondays (September – June), 7:30 – 8:30 PM

Handbell Room (Basement Level)

Ken Hall

Joyful Hearts Children’s Choir

Our Children’s Choirs offer opportunities for Pre-K through 5th graders to experience the joy of music! Rehearsals incorporate early vocal training and basic music fundamentals in a loving and accepting environment. These young singers participate in worship services on a regular basis as well as on Christmas Eve and put on an annual musical.

Wednesdays (October – June), 6:30 – 7 PM

Music Suite (2nd Floor)

Nancy Leong | Cherub Choir | 4 Years Old – 1st Grade

Alisyn Stoffel | Joyful Hearts | 2nd – 6th Grades

Are you interested in getting involved with the music ministry at HUMC? Send us an email!

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