The Adult Choir at First United Methodist Church was named the Chancel Choir in the
late 1950s. During that time it was made up of adults and college-
Through the years, the choir has had a number of directors and the music genres have expanded to include not only sacred music but also contemporary and international music as the congregation has become more multicultural.
The Chancel Choir has sung in a number of national and international events and places.
They have sung at Sacre Coeur, Notre Dame Cathedral in France, the American Church
in Paris, France; Chartres Cathedral in Chartres, France; the Amalfi Coast in Italy.
In the US the Chancel Choir sang at the Crystal Cathedral, California; Grace Cathedral
in San Francisco, California, and at a retirement home in Honolulu, Hawaii. They
have sung at the Service of Ordination for the Baltimore-
The Chancel Choir rehearses on Thursdays (as it has since the 1950s) at 7 p.m. and sings on the first and third Sundays at both the 8:30am and 11a.m. services.
The current music director of the Chancel Choir is Pierrindo (Perry) Palmer. The
Choir is always looking for new members so if you have a voice or want to develop
your voice or just want to sing praises to God, please call Mr. Palmer on 201-