Sunday, November 3 // 5 PM Rehearsal // Combined Choirs Singing “Is He Worthy?”
Sunday, November 10 // 5 PM Rehearsal // Combined Choirs Singing “The Power Of God”
Sunday, November 17 // 5 PM Rehearsal // Combined Choirs Singing “In Need”
Sunday, November 24 // No Rehearsals – THANKSGIVING
Sunday, December 1 // 5 PM Rehearsal Only // Joy Singers Advent Program in Stakely
Sunday, December 8 // 5 PM Rehearsal Only // Preschool/Children/Handbells in Sanctuary
Sunday, December 15 // NO Rehearsals – LIVING CHRISTMAS TREE
Sunday, December 22 // 4:15 PM Rehearsal // 5:30 PM Combined Choirs Leading in VESPER SERVICE
Sunday, December 29 // No Rehearsals // CHRISTMAS BREAK
Sunday, January 5 // 5:00 PM // Rehearsals Resume
For students in the 7th & 8th grades.
The One Heart Choir unites to share Christ through music each week. This exciting choir has regular worship leading responsibilities on Sunday evenings and does outreach projects throughout the year, culminated with a music and missions tour in June. This is a great time to develop new friends and to define who you are as a Christian.
For students in the 9th through 12th grades.
The One Voice Choir gives students an opportunity to grow spiritually through music. They sing regularly at the evening worship service. The year concludes with a Choir Tour/Mission Trip in June. Anyone is invited to participate and there are no auditions, however regular attendance is required and encouraged for tour participation.
For students in the 10th through 12th grades.
The Reflections Ensemble is an auditioned group of students who are members of First Baptist and who are committed members of One Voice Choir. The Reflections Ensemble provides special music throughout the year for morning and evening worship services. In addition, they travel on a choir tour during spring break.
HOMETOWN: Homewood, Alabama
EDUCATION: Homewood High School (1980), Bachelor of Music Education at Samford University (1985), Master of Music Education at University of Montevallo (1992)
MINISTRY PREPARATION/EXPERIENCES: Minister of Music at South Avondale Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama // Minister of Music at Meadow Brook Baptist Church in Shelby County, Alabama // Minister of Music at First Baptist Montgomery // Retired public school music educator for 26 years
FAMILY: Sharon Cleveland, wife // Lindsay Lyon (Nathan), daughter // John Mark Lyon, grandson // Patrick Cleveland (Claire), son
LIFE VERSE/FAVORITE SCRIPTURE: Psalm 100
FUN FACT: I enjoy our grandson, fishing, woodworking, playing/watching basketball