Music Ministry

“Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to humanity that we should proclaim the Word of God through music.”

– Martin Luther

Music ministry at Zion includes opportunities for participation in vocal choirs, handbell choirs, worship teams, and instrumental ensembles.

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  • Gifts Discovered

    Gifts DiscoveredGod blesses each of us with gifts and talents to share. Some we are born we, some we learn, and others we simply discover along the way with the guidance and hand of God. The story of how I began singing, truly falls into that last category. Throughout Middle and High School, I considered myself a talented musician. Playing the Trumpet in Band, I toggled between 1st and 2nd chair…. Thanks ... more
  • Finding a Voice

    Finding a VoiceMy name is Liz, and together with my husband Roland, I have been a member of Zion since moving to Buffalo 39 years ago right after we got married. My greatest joy was raising our four children with the help of this wonderful community and the extended family that became ours at Zion. I believe in the African saying that “it takes a whole village to raise up a child” ... more
  • 10 Reasons Why Kids Should Participate in Music Ministry

    10 Reasons Why Kids Should Participate in Music MinistryAs a kid growing up at Zion, I spent many Wednesday afternoons and evenings making music at church. I started with SONShine Choir as a kindergartener, eventually singing and ringing my way through Joy Choir, Ring Forth, Youth Choir, Class Ring, and finally joining Joyful Ringers as a young adult. Music is still a huge part of my life and faith. These days, I’m teaching 5th-12th grade band in Hinckley, but ... more

Summer Special Music

Use your talents during the summer to provide special music for one of our summer worship services on Sunday mornings or Monday evenings. If you’d like to do a solo or small ensemble, either vocal or instrumental music in worship, contact Sherilyn Burgdorf or Mike Walsh to volunteer.

Music Calendar

July 8, 2019
First Sunday Rehearsal
July 9, 2019
Worship Team Rehearsal
July 15, 2019
First Sunday Rehearsal
July 22, 2019
First Sunday Rehearsal