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    Music is a very important part of the worship experience at Federated.  If you are interested in singing with any of our many choirs, ringing with our bell choir or dancing with our liturgical dancers, please read on.

    The Ensemble

    The Ensemble is the choir that sings at the 9 a.m. worship service on most Sunday mornings. The group rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. from late August through May.

    Chancel Choir

    The Chancel Choir is the adult choir that routinely sings at the 11 a.m. worship service. The group rehearses on Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. from September through May. This choir is open to anyone who enjoys singing and the fellowship of a fun group of people.


    Jambo is an ad hoc ensemble of 8th through 12th grade students that participates in worship at various times throughout the church year. Membership is open and all are welcome. Inquire by contacting Chris Ludwa at and we'll put you on the list. 

    Federated Brass & Bell Street Band

    The Federated Brass are an ad hoc ensemble, typically a brass quartet or quintet, made up of trumpets, trombone, horn, and tuba in multiple combinations. Often they partner with the Alive360 Band to become the Bell Street Band, a Dixieland ensemble. Instrumentalists that want to participate should contact Chris Ludwa at for an audition. 

    Alive360 Band

    This band plays at various times throughout the church year as needed, adding percussion, bass, drums, piano and other elements to programming to enhance the sense of energy and style. Instrumentalists who want to participate should contact Chris Ludwa at for an audition. 

    Contact Chris Ludwa at
    for more information
    about any of the groups listed above.


    Children's Choir
    This group is open to children in 1st through 8th grades.  The group rehearses on Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. from September through May.

    Contact Pat Haynish at for more information. 

    Bell Choir

    The Bell Choir is a group of bell ringers who rehearse on Thursday evenings from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. throughout the program year (September – May). They perform in worship about once a month.

    Contact director, Thaddeus Quintin at    for more information.

    Leap of Faith Liturgical Dancers
    This small group of dancers performs in worship several times throughout the year.  They choreograph their own dances and rehearse on an as-needed basisFor some background information and to view a video of the dancers, click here.

    Contact Dawn Dole at or 440-338-3543 if you would like more information.

    Photo credit - Carl Jenks

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