Music Ministries

Prince of Peace celebrates the musical talents of our members and provides outlets for these abilities.

Music Ministries


Prince of Peace celebrates the musical talents of our members and provides outlets for these abilities.

Prince of Peace has a wide range of musical ensembles that welcome children and adult singers and instrumentalists.

Music is a meaningful expression of the scriptures and theologies of the church. Through our music we can reflect on and “live” those texts in new and exciting ways.

From the music of Martin Luther and J. S. Bach to current composers, the Lutheran Church has welcomed music that reflects the thoughts and beliefs of the church.

Through music, God’s spirit “lives” in all of us. We all have our favorite hymns and styles of music, but new musical pieces are constantly being created as people explore new ways to experience the Word. Through these new pieces we are given the opportunity to have new favorites.

MUSIC OPPORTUNITIES AT PRINCE OF PEACE:

Chancel Choir

SingersAdults and High School Youth, all voices welcome.
DirectorKathy Tunseth, 651-484-4144
Sings at worshipThree Sundays per month
RehearsalsWednesday evenings, from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
(Nursery available for Choir members from 7:20 to practice end.)
CommitmentSingers can commit to one or more terms:
Fall: September – December
Winter: January – March
Spring: April – May

Bells of Peace Hand Bell Choir

RingersAdults and High School Youth, no ringing experience necessary but must be able to read music.
DirectorKathy Tunseth, 651-484-4144
RehearsalsWednesday evenings, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Rings at worshipOne Sunday per month

Alleluia Choir

SingersPreschool through Grade 2
DirectorsLaurel Cederberg and Liz Ericksen
Class TimesSundays 9:30 a.m. during Education Hour
PurposeAn opportunity for youngest voices to have fun singing together.
ContactAny Children’s Ministry Leader

Joyful Noise! Children’s Choir

SingersGrades 3 through 6
DirectorMelissa Burke
Rehearsals Sundays 9:30 a.m. during Education Hour in the 3rd/4th grade Sunday school room
Sings at worshipApproximately once a month.
ContactMelissa Burke at 651-387-9277

Lightshine Choir — Jr./Sr. High

SingersGrades 7 through 12
DirectorMilt Warkentien, 651-635-9834
RehearsalsWednesdays 7:00  p.m.
Sings at worshipOnce a month

Instrumental Ensembles – Brass, Percussion, Strings, and Woodwinds

Instrumentalists4th Grade — Adults
Director & ContactMilt Warkentien, 651-635-9834
RehearsalsUsually Wednesday 7:15 p.m.
Plays at worshipOnce a month

Worship Team – Helps Lead the Band-led Worship Services

Singers and InstrumentalistsMiddle School through Adults
DirectorMilt Warkentien, 651-635-9834
RehearsalsWednesday Evenings or Saturday mornings
Leads worshipOnce a month

Music News

From Milt: Take Time to Smile

From Milt: Take Time to Smile

Music Director Milt Warkentien lists the September Worship schedule and tells of changes in the Children’s and Youth Choir schedules. He also says “Take time to smile,” at church and everywhere.

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Lift Your Voice & Sing!

Lift Your Voice & Sing!

It’s that time of year…! Members of the Chancel Choir and their director Kathy Tunseth invite you to sing with the choir for the 2018-2019 season! Sing three times a month or participate in a special event. Meet Wednesday evenings 7:30-9 p.m.

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From Milt: This Changes Everything

From Milt: This Changes Everything

Music Director Milt Warkentien asks that as we experience changes at Prince of Peace, we should be open to giving of ourselves. “We have so much to give to ‘the new staff’ and together we can make wonderful things happen.”

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