Worship

At Eastern Shore Baptist Church, we seek to worship God in spirit and in truth. Ultimately, worship is the way we live each day to bring glory to God. Worship is so much more than just music, but we believe music and the arts are incredible gifts from the Lord to be used in our worship. Our worship includes biblical preaching, music, prayer, testimonies, baptism, the Lord’s Supper. 

We use choirs, soloists and praise band. We would love for you to plug in to serve in our ministry. Check out the list below for options in how you might get involved with the Music Ministry.

Sanctuary Choir

The 60+ voice Sanctuary Choir is the primary worship-leading choir and is the entry/starting point for most adults desiring to serve in the music ministry. All soloists and smaller vocal groups are derived from the choir. This group rehearses weekly and leads worship in all Sunday services. The choir also plays a key role in concerts and special events throughout the year.

  • All talent/skill levels are welcome to participate.
  • No prior experience and no audition is required.
  • A commitment to faithful participation in rehearsals, weekend services, and special events is expected.

The adult choir rehearses Wednesday nights from 6:30-7:30pm in the Music Suite. 

Child care is provided.

Visit a rehearsal this week!

Senior Adult Choir

Known as “The Senior Sounds,” this senior adult group is one of our most active and beloved ministry groups. The choir sings regularly in senior adult homes/assisted living facilities all across our area.

Know as “The Senior Adult Choir,” The choir sings for special occasions such as Fourth of July!

  • Participation is open to all adults 55-up
  • No experience or audition is required
  • Visitors and new members are always welcome

Youth Choir

The purpose of Youth Choir is to plant the Word of God into the hearts and minds of our students with music and to give them the opportunity to share the Gospel! Youth Choir leads in worship once per month on Sunday mornings. Youth choir combines music and missions and goes on choir tour each summer on Memorial Day week. 

  • Participation is open to all 7-12 grade students
  • No experience or audition is required
  • Visitors and new members are always welcome
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Staff: Tony and Carol Higginbotham, Michaelyn Gober, Jake Brown, John Hutzler, George Dueitt, Angela Davidson, Joanne Webb

Children’s Choirs

Making music and singing to God can be a lot of fun!   The children’s music program creates an environment where kids can learn about God and how to glorify Him through music and the arts.

Preschool Choir (Ages 4 and 5) - Susan Thigpen, Director

Chosen Choir (Grades 1-3) - Hope Hardy, Director

Driven Choir (Grades 4-6) - Marsha Scarborough, Director

Praise Band

While some offer praise with their mouth, others choose to praise God with their instrument. Praise band consist of piano, keys, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, bass guitar and drums. 

Vocal Groups and Soloist

There are a number of opportunities to sing in small vocal groups (including praise/worship teams) or to lead in worship as a soloist.

Pre-requisites include

  • Church membership
  • invitation by leader
  • Faithful participation in the Sanctuary Choir or Praise Band