The Bible encourages us to “Sing unto the Lord with the harp, with the harp and the sound of melody, with trumpets and sound of the horn; make a joyful noise before the Lord, the King”-Psalm 98:5-6.

The First United Methodist Church of Warren offers many options of musical praise to our Lord. All ensembles are open to new members; there are no required auditions.  In addition to the musical groups listed below, we encourage solos and small ensembles. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Twylia Voshol, music director, at or 586-264-4701.

Sanctuary Choir

Sanctuary Choir

Sanctuary Choir

Vocal choir for high school age-adult. This SATB group sings a variety of Christian music, ranging from classical to contemporary styles, during the 10:30 a.m. service, September to May. Rehearsals are Thursdays 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary.


Bell Choir

Bell Choir

Bell Choir

Handbell ensemble for all ages. This 5 octave bell choir plays a variety of religious music once a month during the 10:30 a.m. service, September to May. Rehearsals are Thursdays 6:00-6:45 p.m. in the Sanctuary.



Instrumental Ensemble

This ensemble plays monthly during the 10:30 a.m. service, September to May.  Rehearsals are in the Sanctuary,  October to May,  on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 9:30 a.m. prior to playing in that morning’s 10:30 a.m. service.



 Praise Band

Praise Band

Praise Band

Vocal and instrumental group for all ages.  This ensemble, presenting contemporary Christian music, participates in the worship on the 3rd Sunday of the month, September to May, during the 10:30 a.m. service as an accompaniment to congregational singing. Rehearsals are in the Sanctuary on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, vocals at  9:15 a.m. and instrumentalists at 9:30 a.m.

Note:  rehearsals will be cancelled if Warren Consolidated Schools are not in session due to  inclement weather.

2018 Warren First UMC Music Department Winter Schedule 

January 7  Sanctuary Choir

January 14  Sanctuary Choir, Instrumental Ensemble

January 21  Sanctuary Choir, Praise Band

January 28  Sanctuary Choir,  Bell Choir

February 4  Sanctuary Choir

February 11  Sanctuary Choir,  Instrumental Ensemble

February 18  Sanctuary Choir, Praise Band

February 25  Sanctuary Choir, Bell Choir

March 4  Sanctuary Choir

March 11  Sanctuary Choir,  Instrumental Ensemble

March 18  Sanctuary Choir, Praise Band

March 25  Sanctuary Choir,  Bell Choir

March 29 (Maundy Thursday) Sanctuary Choir

April 1  Sanctuary Choir, Bell Choir       


to print schedule pdf-  WEB 2018 Warren Music Department Schedule

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