There are many wonderful worship and music opportunities offered thru Central Baptist Church. From the weekly worship services to a wide variety of choral and instrumental groups, these UPWARD efforts are designed to glorify God as we use our gifts and talents to lead others to praise Him.
Chancel Choir: Our adult choir that shares their vocal gifts weekly in our traditional 11:00 AM Worship Service as well as special programs and concerts. Rehearsals are Wednesday nights from 6:45-8:15 PM in the Music Suite. Directed by Tony Martin.
CBC Orchestra: Using their instrumental talents, adults and youth combine to support the worship time at our 11:00 AM Traditional Service, and accompany choral concerts. Rehearsals are Wednesday nights 6:45-8:00 PM in the Orchestra Room. Directed by Rachel Cox.
JOY Choir: Our senior adult choir is open to all adults 50+. They enjoy a warm fellowship and sing the second Sunday of each month in the 11:00 traditional worship service. The group is directed by Tony Martin, and sings regularly for community ministries, leads Easter worship in area nursing homes, and takes an annual tour. Tours have taken the group throughout Tennessee and to Virginia, Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Graded Children’s Choirs: During the school year we offer graded choirs for children ages 4 through 4th grade on Wednesday nights as a part of our KIDServe program.
Handbells: Our Julbilee Ringers (youth and adults) ring for worship and community venues throughout the year. Directed by Tony Martin. Dolce Bells (high school and middle school) ring for worship, community venues, and take an annual tour. Directed by Tony Martin.
Highest Praise: Our adult vocal ensemble that assists in worship and performs around the region. Directed by Anne Elliott.
SELAH Brass: This brass ensemble is by audition only and performs special selections in worship and other programs. Directed by Rachel Cox.
Gathering Praise Band: The Gathering Praise Band leads worship at the Gathering worship service in the Fellowship Hall at 11:00 AM. The band consists of guitars, drums, keyboards, and vocals. The Gathering Praise Band is led by Aaron Seneker.