Messiah Lutheran Church
13901 Clopper Rd. Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 972-2130

Music at Messiah Lutheran Church

Music at Messiah Lutheran Church
Ronald Butts-Boehmer, Music Director


Music Announcements:   The Messiah Lutheran Church Choir & Orchestra has returned from Summer break after Labor Day. Our music program has a modified schedule during for during a state of emergency.  All rehearsals are online during the regular Wednesday evening rehearsal time. Members may schedule a Sunday for participation in the Service Music by contacting the Music Director.

Service Music continues for the online Services.  Choir & Orchestra in person group meetings are suspended during the current “State of Emergency” and communications are available online.

Sunday Schedule:

10:15 a.m. Online Prelude

10:30 a.m.  Online Divine Service

Messiah Lutheran Church Organ
 — The Flentrop Orgelbouw Organ (1990).


~ 2017

J. S. Bach:  BWV 642


Messiah Lutheran Church Choir & Orchestra

Messiah Lutheran Church Choir — The choir assists in leading during the worship service singing the Service Music, Hymns, Psalms and Canticles.  Anthems are sung that reflect upon the Scripture readings appointed and the Liturgical Calendar.  The choir sings at the Sunday 10:30 a.m. Divine Service from September to June and at services for Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week and Thanksgiving.  Rehearsals for choir members are Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Membership is open to all ages.


~ 2018

Messiah Lutheran Church Orchestra — This parish instrumental ensemble was formed in August 2016 to play at services.  Rehearsals are on Sunday’s from 12:30-1:30 p.m.  September through June.  Auditions are open for all instrumentalists.  The ensemble is currently composed of violins, 2 violas, violoncello, guitar basso continuo and organ.  Repertoire includes hymns, service music, anthem accompaniments, selections from Bach Cantatas, Handel Oratorios, Handel Organ Concertos and includes instrumental music of Bach, Handel, Mozart, Purcell and Vivaldi.

— Past Events




Choir Music Lists for Spring 2016 and Summer-Autumn 2016 .


Posted on: June 18th, 2011 by Music Director

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