Thank you for your interest in the St. Stephen’s Music Ministry.
We have many opportunities for you to serve and to be involved as you grow musically and spiritually. There are groups for people of all ages and if you or your family would like to be a part of any of the St. Stephen’s music ensembles please contact the director of music, Tammy Lydon.
In response to the current COVID-19 situation, our music ministry offerings have been moved online and are conducted via Zoom. The list below reflects our current schedule of available activities. We hope to return to full schedule once social distancing restrictions are lifted.
We look forward to having you join us as we praise God, enjoy fun and fellowship, learn about music, and help to lead worship. The St. Stephen’s music staff would be delighted to meet you and help you find your place among the St. Stephen’s Music Family!
To watch a video during which you will learn more about how St. Stephen’s Music Ministry has helped its members to grow in faith please click here.
Current Online St. Stephen’s Church Music Offerings
When : Every Monday, 7 p.m.
How to Join : Zoom Meeting Number 831 88654828 Passcode 7MWP8R
What : Monday Music is a time for anyone to come connect through music and fellowship. We will include a brief devotional time and usually a live performance. For more information or of you have any challenges joining this meeting please contact our Director of Music, Tammy Lydon.
The Maranatha Singers
When : Every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.
How to Join : Zoom Meeting Number 356977178 Passcode 9788724
What : This women’s choir is a circle involved with United Methodist Women (or UMW). This friendly group is especially welcoming to new singers! For more information or of you have any challenges joining this meeting please contact our Director of Music, Tammy Lydon.
The Cherub Choir
When : Every Sunday 9:30 a.m.
How to Join : Zoom Meeting Number 481682304
What : The Cherub Choir is for ages 3 through Kindergarten. This Choral group learns music through fun songs and experiential learning,. We use lots of hand instruments and fun musical games to enhance musical learning and don’t be surprised if you see us marching down the hall! For more information or of you have any challenges joining this meeting please contact our Director of Music, Tammy Lydon.
The St. Stephen’s Children’s Choir
When : Every Sunday, 10:30 a.m.
How to Join : Zoom Meeting 967409858
What : This choir is for 1st—6th graders. We focus on choral singing with healthy musical development. For more information or of you have any challenges joining this meeting please contact our Director of Music, Tammy Lydon.
Tips on using Zoom Video Conferencing
1. You do not have to sign up for Zoom to use it.
You will receive email invitation or see one in our emails for Zoom online meetings organized by St. Stephen’s. When you receive an invitation all you need to do to take part is click on the meeting link at the scheduled time of the meeting.
2. You do not have be on video to take part in a Zoom meeting. Some folks are understandably camera shy. When using Zoom, there is an option to share your voice and audio only.
3. To be able to easily access both the video and audio portion of a Zoom meeting, the best web browser to use is Chrome, a browser which is free and easy to download if you currently do not use. it.
4. Most Zoom meetings also have a phone in option, if you do not have internet access or do not wish to use your computer.
If you need assistance using Zoom, please contact our office at 703-978-8724 and we can arrange for one of our team to help you.