"For he who sings praise, does not only praise, but also praises joyfully; he who sings praise, not only sings, but also loves Him whom he is singing about"                            St. Augustine of Hippo


The Music Ministry seeks to exalt, praise, and glorify the name of Jesus through music and worship.
There are many opportunities for you to use your gifts and talents - you can be a member of the choir, a cantor, or an instrumentalist at any one of our three weekend Masses. You can also share your gifts with the bereaved at wake services and funerals. 

Choir Rehearsals are from 12:15-1:30pm on Sundays at church (Sanford). These will continue every Sunday unless noted in the music room. We are currently looking for NEW members!! If you love to sing or play an instrument, please attend a rehearsal or contact Bill Bankstahl for further details. We also sing at Dow Gardens, Washington Woods and The Pines as well as other activities. No Experience or Try Outs Necessary! Try it you will like it!!


Choir Contacts   

Director
Bill Bankstahl
bill.bankstahl@ourladyofgracemi.org
Assistant Director
Jan Zirwes
jzirwes@yahoo.com

Instrumentalists
Dave & Marguerite Schrader
the_schraders@hotmail.com


 

Music Schedule   

 

 

 

 

 

   

July 1 – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

Glory and Praise to Our God

546

381

Offertory

Prayer of St. Francis

523

484

Communion

Amazing Grace

433

452

Closing

Let There Be Peace on Earth

526

481

 

July 8 – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy

477

477

Offertory

Open My Eyes

393

426

Communion

Here I Am Lord

379

550

Closing

Lead Me, Lord

630

432

 

July 15 – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

Praise the Lord, Ye Heavens

532

397

Offertory

Be Not Afraid

432

397

Communion

Precious Lord, Take My Hand

689

359

Closing

City of God

386

558

 

July 22 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

Gather Us In

303

511

Offertory

The Cry of the Poor

620

559

Communion

Peace is Flowing Like a River

529

483

Closing

Sing a New Church

414

500

 

July 29 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

Gather Your People

313

516

Offertory

God’s Holy Gifts

343

 

Communion

Gift of Finest Wheat

324

526

Closing

All the Ends of the Earth

549

385

 

August 5 – 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

Holy, Holy, Holy

37

306

Offertory

To Be Your Bread

323

529

Communion

Eat This Bread

337

538

Closing

Lord of the Dance

564

490

 

August 12 – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

Blest Be The Lord

431

455

Offertory

Loving and Forgiving

665

356

Communion

Look Beyond

326

532

Closing

Let All Things Now Living

588

407

 

August 15 – The Assumption of the BVM (White)

CP

Opening

Immaculate Mary

30

334

Offertory

Hail Mary, Gently Woman

706

332

Communion

Jesus, Come to Us

395

419

Closing

Hail, Holy Queen

32

333

 

August 19 – 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus

732

324

Offertory

I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light

600

429

Communion

Gift of Finest Wheat

324

526

Closing

Now Thank We All Our God

27

403

 

August 26 – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Green)

CP

Opening

Table of Plenty

310

518

Offertory

Look Beyond

326

532

Communion

To Be Your Bread

323

529

Closing

Praise the Lord, Ye Heavens

532

397

 


CANTORS   

 

5:00pm

8:30am

11:00am

Jul 1

Fred

Jan

Geoff

Jul 8

Aaron

Deb

Miranda

Jul 15

Fred

Mike/Linda

Shelli

Jul 22

Kelley

Joe

Chris

Jul 29

Fred

Mike/Linda

Miranda

 

 

5:00pm

8:30am

11:00am

Aug 5

Connie

Jan

Paul

Aug 12

Aaron

Joe

Geoff

Aug 15

Rosalie (9am)

Kelley (7pm)

 

Aug 19

Fred

Joe

Paul

Aug 26

Connie

Mike/Linda

Geoff

 

Practice Schedule


 Adult Choir