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

Music at Messiah Lutheran Church

Germantown, Maryland

Music at Messiah Lutheran Church:  CHOIR RECRUITMENT and REGISTRATION: Parishioners with a singing voice and available to rehearse and participate in services are invited to join as members of the choir by contacting the Music Director.


Contact MUSIC DIRECTOR – Email:


The Messiah Lutheran Church Choir and Instrumentalists participate in the musical leadership for services normally from September through mid-June.  


Announcement: The Messiah Lutheran Church Choir is on summer vacation. Rehearsals and singing at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Service resume after Labor Day. Choir registration continues through Sunday, September 11th, 2022.



Sunday Schedule:

8:00 a.m. Divine Service

10:15 a.m. Prelude

10:30 a.m. Divine Service

Matins on the fifth Sunday of the month.


Advent and Lent: Wednesday’s at 7:00 p.m. 

Holy Days at 7:00 p.m.



Special Event: JULY 2022

Sunday, July 17th, 2022, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: Messiah Lutheran Church Choir & Instruments.

3:40 p.m. Preservice Music: Anthems of Richard Farrant & Everett Titcomb. Organ & instrumental music of Buxtehude & Handel.

4:00 p.m. Divine Service: Setting Three and Rite of Installation. Music of G. F. Handel, J. S. Bach, Thomas Tallis & Henry Purcell. 






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



Organ ~ 2017


Messiah Lutheran Church Choir & Instrumentalists:


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 weekly on evenings from 7:00-9:00 p.m..


The Messiah Lutheran Church Choir and Instruments are on vacation from the second week of June through until after Labor Day.





Choir ~ 2018

Messiah Lutheran Church Instrumental Ensemble — This parish group was formed in August 2016 to play at services.  Auditions are open for instrumentalists.  The ensemble is composed of violin, viola, violoncello, guitar basso continuo and organ.

Repertoire includes hymns, service music, anthem accompaniments and music of Bach, Boccherini, Handel, Mozart, Purcell, Saint-Saens and Vivaldi.


Special Events — Past events

Christmastide Music 2021-2022

Lent 2021:

Holy Week 2021:

2020 — Past Events

— Past Events




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


Posted on: June 18th, 2011 by Music Director

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