Would you like to serve Yorkminster by adding your joyful noise to worship each Sunday? We have a robust music program that welcomes all ages, talents and abilities. If you are interested in joining us, contact the church office at 757-898-4972 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

Choir for Adults and High School Youth

  • Chapel Choir -  Meets Sunday evening from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in the music room. The Chapel Choir sings regular anthems, introits and responses for the 8:30 a.m. Sunday worship service.
  • Chancel Choir - Meets Wednesday evening from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in the music room. The Chancel Choir sings regular anthems, introits and responses for the 11:00 a.m. Sunday worship service.
  • Proclaim - A praise and worship band and vocals that play for worship services periodically. The band meets on Sunday evening from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. Open to all ages by audition.

Children's Choir

Our children’s music program is designed to help kids connect with God through song. The program incorporates sequential musical education that prepares children to participate in worship services through song.  Junior Choir is available for children in grades 3-5. Cherub Choir is available for children in grades Kindergarten – 2nd. Both choirs rehearse on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m and occasionally perform during late Sunday worship services.

Men's Quartet

The YPC Men's Quartet, which performs a capella for worship services periodically, is open to all ages by audition.

Handbell Choirs

The mission of all the handbell and chime choirs at Yorkminster is to develop our ringing talents and use them to praise God.  Yorkminster offers 4 handbell and chime choirs - there is a place for you in one of them.

  • Carillon Ringers - Open to adults and Senior High youth. The Carillon Ringers are a full handbell choir ringing on 4 ½ octaves of Schulmerich Handbells and Suzuki Tonechimes. They rehearse during the school year on Thursday (7:00 - 8:30 p.m.) and help lead worship 4-6 times a year. They attend the Spring AGEHR Festival and other handbell concerts and events.
  • Genesis Bells -  The Genesis Bells practices on Tuesdays7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the choir room.  This group is open to all youth and adults.  Come ring a joyvul noise with us.  Contact Gary or Diane Short for more information.
  • Children's Chime Choir - For children in grades 3 - 5. They practice on Tuesday evening (5:30 - 6:15 p.m.) during the school year. They typically help in worship several times during the year. No musical experience required - the children will be taught how to read music and make beautiful music as a team. It is a fun way to learn to ring!

YPC Brass Choir

A combination of brass and percussion instruments who play periodically in the worship services and also sometimes accompany the choir. They meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. Open to brass players with three or more years experience by audition.

Selah Flute Ensemble

The flute choir usually meets on Wednesday afternoons (times may vary) in the Music Room. Open to all ages.