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Music Ministry at New Life
 
We welcome you to the Music Ministry at New Life. It is God centered using a blend of hymns set to contemporary music, traditional hymns, as well as contemporary worship music. It is the vision of New Life to use music that will engage and unite the faithful whenever they gather. The music includes anthems, ensembles, and solos based on scriptural texts; cantatas and musicals which tell the biblical stories, and hymns and praise and worship music that present the truth of biblical faith. Whether by choir, ensemble, special guests, or instruments, our music ignites the congregation into worship.
 
We have been blessed with a Steinway Grand Piano and a Yamaha Grand Piano. We have had several concerts by our pianist and music director, Donna Boles, and other guest artists, and look forward to God using our church and these wonderful instruments to bless our community.  The Roanoke Valley Music Teachers Association is planning a recital in March, 2018.
 
 
New Life Singers  
 
New Life Singers Choir is a group of talented volunteers who use their musical gifts to sing for the glory of the Lord and bring people into His presence. If you have the love of music can hum a lullaby, you’re capable of filling the sanctuary with audible joy each Sunday morning. Our director of music ministries creatively draws the best from every choir member enabling them to worship God through music.  Ages 16 - ? Choir rehearsals are on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30, from September through June.
 
The choir ministers to the residents at the Richfield Recovery and Care Center in Salem the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. with music and God’s Word from our pastor, Cameron Smith. Choir practice follows at 7:45 p.m. This is our out-reach ministry that not only ministers to the residents but to each of us who attend.   We were acknowledged in 2010 for having participated in this ministry for nearly 40 years!
 
We recently constructed a state-of-the art audio/visusal media room and system which enhances our choir sound and records the worship services for everyone to sample on-lkine.
 
If you have a desire to serve the Lord through music, and are interested in joining us, voice your interest!
 
Men of Life
 
We are blessed to have a men’s ensemble singing some of the best gospel music. It’s a great time of sharing harmonies with one another as we share our faith with the “good news” of Christ through music. We meet on Wednesday evenings following our usual choir practice time and sing when we feel prepared for worship!
 
 
Instrumentalists
 
New Life Praise Band welcomes instrumentalists with a heart for worship and a desire to offer their musical abilities to glorify the Lord. Instrumentalists lend their talent to accompany the New Life Singers, praise and worship ensembles and soloists.
 
 
ABC Kidz
 
Music is offered to small children from ages 2-5 during the Sunday School curriculum at  on Sunday mornings, September – May. When the timing is right, the ABC Kidz will join us in an animated song during our worship service.
 
Joyful Explosion
 
For children in Grades 1 -5. Singing a blend of anthems, hymns, and praise and worship music, Joyful Explosion meets on the 2nd and 4th Sunday following worship service. This lively group of children  will joyfully explode singing songs of praise and playing instruments  at special seasons of the year.
 
Legacy
 
For Youth in Grades 6th – 10th. Participating in a variety of the arts: voice, instrumentation, and drama, Legacy meets on the 2nd and 4th Sundays following worship service. This innovative group of youth will participate in our worship services  singing and worshipping through music or drama at special seasons of the year.
 
New Life Ringers
 
Open to anyone with a small knowledge of rhythm and reading notes, the New Life Ringers meet and participate in service on a seasonal basis. We have two-octave Malmark Chimes that is great to introduce the bells to younger children and youth and for adults with little knowledge.

 

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