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Through our music programs, we seek to foster an environment of fruitful creativity, fun, and fellowship, all while preparing for various performances. We strive for our music to enhance our worship experiences and deepen our own spiritual connection with God. All are welcome to participate. No auditions or music reading skills required.  

For more information contact Jeremy Blackwood, our Director of Music Ministries at 903-893-6514 or jeremy@firstmethodistsherman.org.

Opportunities in Music at First Methodist


Adults and high school students are invited to participate in the Chancel Choir. This ensemble participates inTraditional Worship at 10:50am throughout the year. New members are always welcome.  There is no audition process.

Rehearsals: Wednesdays from 7 – 8:15pm in the sanctuary

      Sundays from 10:30 – 10:45am in the Choir Room (#117)

Performances: Sundays from 11:00am – 12:00pm in the sanctuary

Director: Jeremy Blackwood



Children learn the foundations of singing and the songs of our faith in our two children’s choirs.  They perform at Traditional Worship on a regular basis as well as for special occassions.

Cherub Choir (Pre-K3 through K)

Rehearsal: Wednesdays from 6:00 – 6:30pm in CCLC 224

Director: Julie Olmsted

Joyful Noise Choir (1st Grade-4th Grade)

Rehearsal: Wednesdays from 6:00 – 6:30pm in the Choir Room (# 117)

Director: Janann Powers



The Handbell Choir is open to adults and high school students. This ensemble participates in worship on special occasions.

Rehearsal: Mondays at 6:30pm in the Handbell Room (Room 115)

Director: Jeremy Blackwood




Click here for details about our pipe organ.