This ministry is responsible for all aspects of the
worship life of the church. Working with the Pastor, this Ministry not only
coordinates the details of the Sunday service, but plans and executes special worship opportunities
throughout the year. It is the responsibility of the Worship Ministry to enable
you to experience and grow in your relationship with God.
The Worship Ministry of
King's Grant Presbyterian Church oversees two Sunday morning worship services (8:45 AM
Contemporary Service and an 11:00 AM Traditional Service) as well as several
vocal and bell choirs of various age levels. However, during Covid restrictions, our service is virtual at 10:00 AM on the Youtube channel.
The music program is particularly
strong and diversified. Nursery service is provided for both services as well
as Faith Formation classes. Communion is
normally served on the first Sunday of each month, on Maundy Thursday and
Christmas Eve. All are welcome and invited to the table.
Worship is central to our lives. It is that time when, regardless of what else is going on in our lives, we put it all aside and come together for a single purpose--to worship our Lord. In worship we find common bonds. With one mind and one heart, we publicly proclaim our faith, give God our thanks, praise and adoration, confess our sins, pray for each other, and receive teaching and encouragement from the Bible for our spiritual growth.
Advent Worship Series:
Our Summer Worship Series: Love Carved in Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten CommandmentsDid you know that the word for “commandment” doesn’t appear in the Hebrew Scriptures? Instead, the law is summed up in ten “words.” These prohibitive wordsare imposed on us to restrict us, or so we think. But what if the words God carves on stone tablets were words of love? Love Carved in Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten CommandmentsJune 6, 2021 Words of Love: The Gift of “No” That Leads to Life’s “Yes” Exodus 19:1-6; Psalm 19:7-14; Romans 7:7-12June 13 Words of Love: I Am Your God You Shall Have No Others (First and Second)
Exodus 10:1-6; Matthew 22:34-37June 20 Words of Love: Don’t Trivialize My Name (Third)
Exodus 20:7; Matthew 6:9; Philippians 2:9-10June 27 Words of Love: Keep Sabbath (Fourth) Exodus 20:8-11; Deuteronomy 5:12-15; Mark 2:23-28July 4 Words of Love: Honor the Life-Givers (Fifth) Exodus 20:12; Mark 3:31-35July 11 Words of Love: Don’t Kill Each Other (Sixth)
Exodus 20:13; Matthew 5:21-26July 18 Words of Love: Hold Your Marriages Sacred (Seventh) Exodus 20:14; Genesis 2:18-25; Matthew 5:27-28 August 8 Words of Love: Do Not Steal (Eighth) Exodus 20:15; Matthew 21:12-13August 15 Words of Love: Speak Truthfully (Ninth)
Exodus 20:16; Matthew 12:33-37 August 22 Words of Love: Don’t Fixate on What You Don’t Have (Tenth)
Exodus 20:17; I Kings 21:1-16; Luke 12:13-21
We have two gifted and creative people on our staff to lead our music programs. Janet Phelps is Director of Music Ministry, and Jill Caynor is Director of Children’s Choirs. Our music ministry is designed to give people of many ages and abilities a chance to express their heartfelt love for God in creative and meaningful ways.
Youth Choir –is for youth from grade four and up. They rehearse on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
Rainbow Choir – is for children from kindergarten through third grade. They rehearse on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.
Cherub Choir – is for children from three years through five years. They rehearse on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.
King’s Grant Presbyterian has several handbell choirs. They participate in the worship services at various times during the year. Rehearsals are scheduled from September through the school year.
King’s Bells – rehearses on Friday mornings at 9:00 a.m. and offer music for worship every few weeks.
Chancel Bells –Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. They also offer music for worship every few weeks.
Youth Bells – is a handbell choir for 4th through 12th graders. Rehearsals are on Thursdays at 6:15 p.m.
Our contemporary worship music team consists of vocalists and instrumentalists playing drums, guitar and other instruments for contemporary Christian music. Rehearsal times are Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. and Sunday mornings prior to worship at 8:00 a.m.
“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the lands! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into His presence with singing! ” Psalms 100: 1-2
Christmas Season— Our annual Service of Lessons and Carols is presented by the Sanctuary Choir, Bell Choirs, Children’s Choirs, and Orchestra.
Easter Season - On Easter day we celebrate the risen Lord at 7:00 a.m., 8:45 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. The Sunrise Service at 7:00 a.m. is outside around the cross as we usher in this glorious day. The 8:45 a.m. service is a contemporary way to celebrate the resurrection with our Music Team and added instrumentalists. The 11:00 a.m. service provides special music with the Sanctuary Choir, handbell choirs and added instrumentalists.
Summer Picnic On the Lawn - We have an annual patriotic picnic on the lawn the Sunday on or before July 4th. This is a gift to the community and all are invited to bring neighbors and enjoy music and a picnic with hotdogs, chips, watermelon, snowcones and homemade pies!
King’s Academy of Fine Arts—This program offers morning classes in music, art, and dance/creative movement. Classes are September through May and open to 2 1/2 to 5 year olds. Contact Janet Phelps, Music Director for more information.
Trinity Preschool—This program offers morning and afternoon classes (M T W 9 -12 & 12:30 – 3:30) for 3 and 4 year olds. Classes are held September through the school year. Registration begins in January. We have experienced teachers-CPR, First Aid & MAT trained, an assistant teacher in each class, music teacher, and chapel teacher. There are field trips & special programs, a new playground and we are certified by the Department of Social Services. For more information contact: Trinity Preschool Director, Marion Mitchell (757-478-4381)
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Livestream and In-Person Traditional Worship Service
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