BRADENTON Christian Reformed Church

How to be Involved



If you have a musical talent, consider offering that gift in one of our worship services. Not musical? There are plenty of ways listed below to serve. If this interests you, feel free to fill out the contact form or call the church office.

Worship Choir

The Worship Choir leads the music in our morning worship service (September – April). The choir is open to anyone who desires to offer his/her vocal talent and commit to weekly rehearsals and worship. We sing a variety of styles and perform two annual concerts (Christmas and Easter) The Worship Choir also sings once a month during the summer (May – August)(rehearsals are posted in the bulletin). Contact person: Steve Strite

Rehearsals are on Wednesdays, 6:45 to 8:30pm,
Choir Room.

Praise Team

The Worship Team leads the music during our morning worship service alongside the Worship Choir. This group includes vocalists and instrumentalists who play guitars, bass, percussion and strings. This team is on a rotating schedule and individuals serve approximately once or twice a month. We assist in leading the congregational singing and provide special musical pieces throughout the worship service. Contact person: Steve Strite

Rehearsals are on Wednesdays, 5:45 to 7:00pm,
Sanctuary.

Student Choir

Our Student Choir (K – 5th grade) participates in our worship services and special presentations (September – May). The students learn how to use and develop their voices for the glory of Almighty God. They learn with a variety of fun, interactive games and musical instruments. Contact person: Steve Strite

Rehearsals are on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:00 to 6:45pm,
Choir Room.

Girl's Ensemble Choir

This group is for girls in grades 6 - 12. Come exercise your voice, develop your skill, and share your gift. Director: Lois Van Beek

Rehearsals are on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:00 to 6:50pm,
Family Life Center, Room 7.

Handbell Choir

The Handbell Choir helps to lead worship approximately once a month (September – April) and adds beauty and color to our seasonal concerts. This ensemble is formed at the beginning of the fall season and requires an audition to participate. Basic music reading and coordination is required. Contact person: Gareth or Diane Olson

Rehearsals are on Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:45pm,
Family Life Center, Room 6.

Keyboardists

Skilled organists, pianists, and keyboardists assist with leading music in all services. Contact person: Steve Strite

Orchestra

Our orchestra includes musicians who play a variety of stringed, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. This group provides music for special choir presentations, seasonal events, and worship services. Many individuals also provide solos and play in small ensembles for weekly services. Contact person: Steve Strite

Rehearsals are scheduled periodically and are held in the Sanctuary.

Tech Team

A team dedicated to enhancing our weekly services by providing the operation of Audio, Video and Lighting technologies. This team assists in all weekly services and other additional programs and events. Contact person: Andrew Stafford

Ushers

As we gather for services and events, our helpful ushers provide people with seating, bulletins and directions to various areas of our facilities. Contact person: Alan Geiger

Greeters

This friendly group welcomes people as they come in the doors. If you enjoy making people feel at home and comfortable, this is a great job for you.

Nursery

The BCRC nursery is staffed with individuals who love children and wish to see them grow in Christ. Nursery is available for children (newborn – 3 yrs) during the morning service and special services. Contact person: Connie VanderBent

Worship Committee

The Worship Committee is made up of the worship staff, Elders and members of the congregation. This committee oversees the entire Worship ministry of the church as well as the work of our Director of Music and Worship. The committee meets once a month and members serve for a three year term (beginning in June). Contact person: Sam Miller, chair

Livestream

Youtube Live Streaming

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BCRC Events

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