Children and Youth Choirs

Every Sunday during our regular school year (SeptemberMay), Fourth Church has opportunities for kids of all ages to learn through singing about God’s love.

     Cherub Choir (age 3–grade 1) — 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. | Room 4G
     Children’s Choir (grades 2–5) — 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. | Room 4G
     Youth Choir (grades 6–12) — 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. | Room 4G

Tthe Handbell Choir also welcomes youth participants.

Cherub Choir

The Cherub Choir is open to children ages three through first-graders. Cherub Choir rehearses from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. every Sunday in Room 4G and sings in the 10:00 a.m. worship service on the second Sunday of the month, except in October when they will participate in the October 16 10:00 a.m. worship service.  The Cherub Choir learns a variety of age-appropriate songs, which may also incorporate movement and instruments. Cherubs participate in the Christmas Eve Pageant, and Palm Sunday services.

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Children’s Choir 

The Children’s Choir is open to second-graders through fifth-graders. The Children’s Choir rehearses from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. each Sunday in Room 4G and sings in the 10:00 a.m. worship service on the second Sunday of the month, except in October when they will participate in the October 16 10:00 a.m. worship service. The Children’s Choir learns traditional choral anthems and occasionally plays the church’s choir chimes. The choir also participates in the Advent Lessons and Music service, Christmas Eve Pageant,
and Palm Sunday services.

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Youth Choir 

The Youth Choir is open to sixth-graders through twelfth-graders. The Youth Choir rehearses on Sundays from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. in Room 4G and sings in the 10:00 a.m. worship service on the second Sunday of the month. The choir learns traditional choral anthems in four-part harmony. The choir also participates in the Advent Lessons and Music service and Palm Sunday services.

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Handbell Choir

The Handbell Choir, which invites youth and adult participation, rings in the 10:00 a.m. worship service on the fourth Sunday of the month between October and May. The Handbell Choir rehearses on Sundays from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Buchanan Chapel Choir Loft. This five-octave choir plays a wide range of handbell literature and rehearses on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. during the school year, in the Buchanan Chapel Choir Loft.

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For more information on choirs for children and youth, contact Katy Sinclair, Associate Director of Music for Children and Youth, at 312.274.3807 | ksinclair@fourthchurch.org