music ministry

  • sanctuary choir

    The Sanctuary Choir meets for rehearsal on Wednesday evenings at 7:15 PM in the choir room (B19).  The choir meets eleven months out of the year, taking the month of July off.  There is no audition necessary.    See Pastor Dana for details!  The choir has now resumed rehearsals!

  • sanctuary handbell choir

    The Sanctuary Handbell choir rehearses each Monday evening at 6:00 PM in the choir room (B19).  The Bell choir plays for worship several times during the year, including Lenten and Advent seasons and traditionally on Christmas Eve.  We have four octaves of Malmark Handbells.  If you are interested in ringing Handbells, please see Pastor Dana.  **Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our handbell program has been temporarily suspended.

  • men's chorus

    The United Methodist Men's Chorus is one of the more recent music ministries here at Manchester First.  The men rehearse every Sunday afternoon at 6:00 PM in the choir room (B19).  In addition to singing regularly in worship the guys have shared their talent with several area churches.  We are looking for a "few good men..." singers!  Come join us!  **Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the men's chorus will suspend practices and worship performances until the fall of 2021  

  • parable place

    "Parable Place" is the name of the children's division area of the church where we have KINGDOM KIDS and Sunday school.   We have opportunities for children of all ages.  The kids usually do a musical each year at Christmas and have sung in area nursing homes during Advent, and occasionally sing in worship.  Manchester First is proud to feature the ORANGE CURRICULUM for children's ministry programs.   Contact Jessica Jernigan for details at 931-728-4624 or email her at

  • praise band

    Four Sundays a month (1-4)  at the early (8:25 AM) REFUGE service of worship our Praise Band provides music for what is a more contemporary style of worship experience.  The band practices on second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary.  If you're a musician or singer and would be interested in assisting the Praise Band, please see Pastor Dana.  Or contact Dana at