Music + Arts

Choirs for All Ages

  • Chancel Choir

    Chancel Choir is open to all adults and sings in the 10:45 a.m. service every Sunday. This choir also has an annual Christmas concert and sings on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter.

    Contact interim director Mark Edwards to learn more.

  • Children's Choirs (4 years – 5th grade)

    We are thrilled to offer children’s choirs for Pre-K through 5th grade students again this year! Children’s choirs will meet in-person on Wednesday nights for 45 minutes. The grades 3-5 choir may meet longer than 45 minutes each week; more information will be provided soon. Children in grades 2-5 will also have the option to register for Rhythm and Bells, an additional instrumental music time prior to choir on Wednesday nights.

  • Sonshine Choir (6th – 12th grade)

    Sonshine Choir is open this year to students in grades 6-12 and welcomes those who seek to lead worship in music and grow spiritually, socially, emotionally, and musically. Sonshine Choir works hard to create an inclusive culture, encouraging one another in our faith journey. Together we find creative ways to connect with music, fun, and sharing our stories!

Other Music Opportunities

  • JoySound Orchestra

    JoySound Orchestra is thrilled to be meeting in-person for the 2021-2022 season. This multigenerational ensemble invites wind, string, brass, and percussion instrumentalists to join together to use your gifts in music ministry. JoySound Orchestra is open to adults and students in grades 9-12. No audition is necessary; BUMC members and non-members are welcomed to play and fellowship with JoySound!

    Contact Patsy Wade to learn more.

  • Contemporary Praise Band

    The contemporary band leads worship in the 9:15 a.m. service every Sunday.

    This group combines singers and instrumentalists to lift praises up to God through music. The contemporary band requires an audition and interview. 

    Contact Mason Caviness to schedule an audition.

  • BUMC Ringers

    Due to COVID-19, BUMC Ringers is not currently meeting.

    Contact Dr. Gregg Bunn to learn more.

  • Youth Handbell Choir

    Due to COVID-19, the Youth Handbell Choir is not currently meeting.

    Contact Dr. Gregg Bunn to learn more.

  • Rhythm + Bells

    Due to COVID-19, Rhythm + Bells is not currently meeting. 

    Contact James Wells to learn more.

Meet the Worship + Arts Team


Dr. Gregg Bunn

Director of Worship + Arts


Mason Caviness

Worship Leader


Haley Durham

Worship Coordinator


Mary Marshall

Choral + Instrumental Coordinator


Lynn Summar

Angel Choir Director
(Pre-K + Kindergarten)


Patsy Wade

Director of JoySound Orchestra


James Wells

Director of Choral Ministries


Jeff Wood

Director of Production