Worship Ministry

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

1 Peter 2:9

We invite you to become involved in the dynamic Worship Ministry of First Baptist Opelika! Those involved in the Worship Ministry have a common purpose: to exalt the name of Jesus by leading God’s people in a time of genuine worship, to communicate God’s saving grace to the lost, and to encourage the hearts of believers. The people of First Baptist Opelika are enthusiastically encouraged to use their spiritual and musical gifts to bring glory to God. We offer a variety of opportunities available for you to both serve and experience Jesus Christ, while at the same time growing closer in fellowship with one another.

 

Get Involved!

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Choir

Our Adult Choir leads worship at the 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. services in The Worship Center under the direction of Bruce Hill, Worship Pastor. The choir engages in a time of fellowship followed by rehearsal every Wednesday evening from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. In addition to leading worship on Sunday mornings, the choir is featured in special programs at both Christmas and Easter. We are a group of individuals, diverse in age and backgrounds, who love to sing. We would love to have you join us!

How to Join:

Come to ANY Wednesday evening Rehearsal. No Audition required.

Rehearsals: 

Every Wednesday, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in The Worship Center.

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Orchestra

Skilled amateur musicians join the Adult Choir in leading worship every week in the Worship Center. Brian Crowe, Fine Arts Director, coordinates the orchestra, which rehearses Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:30 p.m. with the choir. 

 

The orchestra is also an integral part of our Christmas and Easter celebrations. No audition is required to join, but players should be of intermediate to advanced skill level.

How to Join: 

Come to rehearsal -

Wednesday Nights from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m in The Worship Center. 

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Contemporary Worship Team

The Contemporary Worship Team leads the Contemporary Service at 9:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. in The 3:16 Center. Led by Ryan Snell, this group of talented singers and instrumentalists seek to bring glory to God, while creating an atmosphere for others to join them with humble hearts in praising our Savior.

How to Join: 

If you are interested in joining the Contemporary Worship team, the first step is to submit a video highlighting your skillset.


Please click HERE to submit an audition video. 

Kids Choir

Kids choirs offer preschoolers and elementary age children, from 3-years old through 6th grade, the opportunity to participate in one of several age-appropriate choirs as well as musicals and dramas. Filled with fun activities and songs, spiritual applications, and dynamic choreography, your child will look forward to choir each week!

How to join:

Come to any Sunday rehearsal. No audition required. 

Rehearsals: Every Sunday, 6-7 p.m. 

Student Choir

How to Join:

Led by Earvin Comer.

Come to any Sunday Rehearsal. No audition required. 

Rehearsals: Every Sunday, 5-6 p.m. in The Well

 

Worship Team

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Bruce Hill

Worship Pastor

Ryan Snell

Contemporary Worship Leader

Brian Crowe

Fine Arts Director

Dawn Flannagan

Worship Assistant