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Worship Arts

Media Ministry

The media ministry consists of those who have an interest and/or creative talent for using audio, video, graphic design, webpage design, and other tools of technology arts to assist those that minister through music, drama, teaching, and preaching in effectively communicating their message in the live or recorded setting. 


Music Ministry

Angel Praise Choir

Angel Praise is for children in preschool and kindergarten. Throughout the school year children are exposed to different musical instruments, beginning music theory, and much more each week. Angel Praze holds a Winter performance, Spring performance, and has other opportunities to perform throughout the year. 

Kids Praise Choir

Kids Praise is for 1st through 6th graders. Their performances are based on Bible stories and creatively presented like you’ve never seen or heard them before. 

The Celebration Choir

The Celebration Choir is a multi-generational choir open to anyone in our community who is a middle-schooler through senior citizen.  They provide worship leadership and special music primarily for the 11:00 A.M. service.  Sometimes they do seasonal musicals that are designed as community outreach events.  Their repertoire is stylisitically broad, including traditional favorites, southern gospel classics, and relevant contemporary songs that are biblically sound and heart-touching.  Using music such as that published from The Brooklyn Tabernacle, San Antonio Community Bible Church, Prestonwood Baptist Church, Hillsong Church, Mike Speck Ministries, and others, songs are selected based on their ministry value. Depending on the song, the accompaniment is either live instruments or sound tracks - sometimes both. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 6:45 to 8:15 in the Choir Suite adjacent to the auditorium.  People who attend the early service can also enjoy singing in the Celebration Choir at the beginning for the 11:00 A.M. service and then leave.  Typically, those who sing solos or sing as a member of a small group such as duets, trios, quartets, and other ensembles, are exemplery in their faithfulness in the Celebration Choir.  A full choir is a sure sign of a healthy church, so we welcome new singers to join us for a rehearsal.  Contact Bryant Shipton for more information at bryant@hpbchanahan.com.

Highland Praise Band

The Highland Praise Band is an instrumental group made up of people of play various band and orchestra instruments.  They made their debut in December of 2018 by providing accompaniment for the singing of Christmas carols.  Made up of middle schoolers through senior adults, the groups purpose is to play specials and provide live accompaniment for congregational singing and the Celebration Choir.  Rehearsals are on Sunday evenings from 5:00 to 6:30 in the Music and Media room. (Room 11)  If you play, or have played a musical instrument and would like to get involved in the instrumental ministry, email Bryant Shipton at bryant@hpbchanahan.com.  Church membership is not required.

The Highland Bells 

The Highland Bells, as you may have guessed, is a bell choir.  As a part of the curriculum in the preschool choir, Angel Praze, the children are introduced to playing in a bell choir and everyone loves it when they play for church.  On special occasions teens and adults are given the unique opportunity to play in a bell choir using a beautiful set of professional concert-quality brass bells.  Let us know if you are interested. bryant@hpbchanahan.com. 

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