The purpose of the worship ministry of First Baptist Church is to facilitate environments for public worship expressions that are biblical, meaningful and authentic, where people may seek and respond to God.
Opportunities to serve in the Worship Ministry
Adult Choir: Open to teenagers and adults, they rehearse on Wednesday nights from 7:30 until 8:30pm. This choir serves primarily in morning worship, and also presents seasonal musicals throughout the year.
Children's Choir: Open to any child in grades K through 6, they meet on Sundays from 5:00 until 6:00pm during the school year. This choir shares periodically in worship, and also present seasonal musicals.
Preschool Choir: Open to any child ages 4 and 5, they meet on Sundays from 5:00 until 6:00pm during the school year. This choir shares periodically in worship.
Handbell Choir: Open to any teenager or adult with some degree of music-reading ability, the bell choir rehearses on Sundays from 5:00pm until 6:00pm during the school year. They share in worship and also ring as an outreach in places like shopping centers and retirement homes.
Praise Bands: Open to those who play guitar, bass, drums and keyboard. Participation will depend on level of ability and the needs of the ministry. This group assists in leading worship on Sunday mornings and evenings. The bands rehearse on the following schedule:
•Sunday Morning (Blended Worship) – Wednesday nights at 7:00pm
•Sunday Morning (The Venue) – Wednesday nights at 7:15pm
Worship Teams: These ensembles alternate in leading worship on Sunday mornings. Each Team is comprised of around 3 singers. Worship Teams rehearse with the Praise Bands on the schedule above.
Drama Team: This team rehearses as needed. They lead in worship on Sundays through drama, interpretive movement, and music, as well as performing ministry as an outreach. This group is open to anyone.
Dinner Theater: This event occurs on a rotating basis as an outreach to our community. Participation is open to anyone based on the needs of the production.
A Kearney Christmas: This event occurs most Decembers as an outreach to our community. It is predominantly a combination of music and drama, but participation is open to anyone based on the needs of the production.
See the Associate Pastor for Worship if you are interested in becoming a part of any of these ministries.