Bring Your Talent to Our Music Ministry

The Music at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church of Valley Forge

Have a song in your heart and melodies on your mind? If so, there is a place for you in the Music Ministry of St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church of Valley Forge. From bell choir to the children’s choir, all are welcome. 

Please contact our Music Director & Organist Martha Koeneman, by calling the church office or send her an e-mail for more information. 

Join the Chancel Choir

Composed of volunteer singers ranging from high schoolers to adults, the Chancel Choir rehearsals are:  
  • 9:30 - 10:30 am Sunday mornings
  • Two Thursday evenings per month 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Two Saturday mornings per month 10am - 12 noon
This group learns to sing a wide variety of music, from sacred classics to works by current composers. The Chancel Choir always welcomes new members. We supply the music and the robe, and together we will enjoy making music to the Glory of God. Come and sing with us!

Play Music With the Chancel Handbell Ringers

The Chancel Handbell Ringers play an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary music using handbells and chimes. Rehearsals are on Sundays from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. No auditions or experience are necessary. We welcome all who would love to join us in making this glorious sound!

Feel the Beat With the "Footprints" Praise Band

The Chancel Praise Band enjoys singing and playing many contemporary, popular worship songs at the 10:45 AM worship service on the last Sunday of each month. No experience required. 

If you play guitar or would like to play a handheld drum or tambourine or other instruments to add to the contemporary, more jazz-oriented feel of this worship service, come and join in the fun.

Many Seasonal Music Offerings

St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church of Valley Forge is pleased to also offer opportunities to participate in special, seasonal musical events. We welcome all who might not be able to make a weekly commitment but who would love to join us for our Christmas, Messiah Concert, or other special worship services throughout the year. Rehearsals for concerts for concerts are held weekly one to two months in advance for two hours per session, Saturday mornings from 11am - 1pm. 

With the support of Children and Youth Ministries at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church of Valley Forge, there are also additional musical opportunities for young singers, instrumentalists and bell ringers to praise God.

Through the "Arts and Music PRESENTS" program, St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church of Valley Forge is also fortunate to be able to welcome guest musicians as well as joint participation with Music Ministries from neighboring parishes for an even broader fellowship with our extended community. For more information, please contact our office at   We look forward to seeing you!
Join one of our music groups today.

Learn more by calling 610-688-7055.
Upcoming Events
Share by: