Cultivating a Passion for Christ

Choirs – Careen Stanley, Director:

Worship Choir – Now is a great time to join!
Spring session runs Wednesday, April 18th – June 27th. Worship choir is open to anyone age 14 and up – no audition required. We lead worship twice a month in 2nd service, and work toward one special event each session. Good music, good fellowship, and the Fifth Annual Patriot Sunday program to top it off! Contact Careen Stanley for more information at 804 867 7374 or

Salem Kids’ Choir
Kids’ choir is open to any kid grades K-6, regardless of where they go to church. Practices are Thursdays, 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the choir room, with lots of singing, games, a snack, and music skills practice. The church bus (or van) picks up kids in Maury Heights and at Bowling Green Elementary through the end of the school year. Register your kids with Careen Stanley ASAP, and reserve a seat on the bus if needed. Spring session runs April 19th -June 28th with scheduled performances on May 20, June 10, and the grand finale – Patriot Sunday on July 1! Contact Careen at 804 867 7374 or for more information.

Handbell Choirs – Becky Broaddus, Director:

The Bells of Salem
This talented group of ringers meets in the bell room upstairs in the Old Fellowship Hall on Wednesday nights from 6:30-7:30 p.m. We play special music for call to worship, offertory, and/or special music in either service every month. Contact Becky Broaddus if you’re interested in joining the group!

Salem Chimes Choir
These kids can really play! This group is open to kids 5th grade and up, and meets in the bell room Wednesday nights from 5:30-6:30 p.m. during the school year. They play special music for both services at least once per month. For more information, contact Mrs. Becky Broaddus at

Other opportunities for musicians:

Praise Team: We’re up and running, leading worship once per month in 1st service, but we still need a drummer. If Salem is your church and you have the skills, what are you waiting for? Contact Careen Stanley to get involved! 804 867 7374, or

Instrumentalists: We’re looking for instrumentalists! If you play a solo instrument and would like to contribute to the music ministry here at Salem, please contact Careen Stanley at

Women’s Ensemble: A women’s ensemble is formed 2-3 times a year at Salem, usually by invitation. If you would like to be a part of the next ensemble, contact Careen Stanley at Singers must be able to hold a part, but not alone, to be considered for this group. The ladies’ ensemble rehearses seasonally after 2nd service on Sundays.