Worship God with all of your heart

A ministry that helps people honor God through worship that is God-centered, Christ-exalting, and gospel-focused

Worship is our response to God from our heart, not only on Sunday mornings but coursing through our entire lives. The Worship Arts ministry aims to guide everyone who attends EP to be true worshippers, living sacrificially and serving and adoring our God in spirit and truth. Whether you are an adult, teen, or child, this is for you.

Sunday Worship Services

Chapel

8 a.m – traditional service with hymns led by piano

Sanctuary

9:15 a.m. – led by the worship band and choir

11 a.m. – led by the worship band and choir

Worship-Leading Opportunities

Worship Arts Kids (music and drama) has started! These music and drama classes meet weekly on Thursday afternoons throughout the school year.

Worship Arts Kids participate in choirs, music, and drama courses. Our primary purpose is to glorify God through the arts, developing our creative gifts and offering the Lord our very best in worship. Worship Arts Kids participate in Sunday morning services and other special services throughout the year. For more information, contact Jamie Stadler, director of choirs, by completing the form below.

  • Charis Choir (4th-8th grade):
    Thursdays, 4 to 5:10 p.m., Chapel, directed by Jamie Stadler
  • Celebration Choir (1st-3rd grade):
    Thursdays, 4 to 4:45 p.m., 121A, directed by Angela Buehler
  • Cherub Choir (3 years to K):
    Thursdays, 4 to 4:30 p.m., 304, directed by Danielle Russell
  • Drama (4th-8th grade):
    Thursdays, 5:15 to 6 p.m., 121A, taught by Angela Buehler
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The Worship Choir is the largest worship-leading ensemble at EP, leading others to express adoration to the Lord in response to who he is and all he has done on our behalf. Whether leading worship on a Sunday or practicing in a rehearsal, we purpose to be worshipers who bring glory to God with our hearts, minds, and voices—in short, with our whole being.

If you are an adult or teen singer and would like to try us out, we invite you to join us at our regularly scheduled rehearsal this fall on Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. No audition required.

We also offer Music Reading 101 on Wednesday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in Room 121B directly before choir rehearsal. This class introduces the fundamentals of music notation, ear-training, and sight-singing. While this class will pair with what we do in choir rehearsals, you do not have to be in choir to take this course.

Contact Worship Ministry Leader

Interested in this ministry? Reach out to Jamie Stadler directly by completing this form.

David Burge

Director of Worship Arts

Email: dwburge@epannapolis.org
Phone: 410-266-8090

Jamie Stadler

Director of Choirs

Jamie Stadler, director of choirs, has been in the church music ministry for over 20 years. She has a particular passion for worship education within the church (1 Chronicles 25:6—8) and training adults and children to use their creative gifts to bring glory to God and as a tool for outreach. For 10 years, Jamie was the director of the Celebration Academy of the Arts, a ministry of First Baptist Church of Raytown in Kansas City, Missouri. She later co-founded and directed the Hilltown Creative Arts Academy in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (now run by Cairn University and renamed Cairn Community Arts Academy). Both offered courses by degreed teachers in music, art, and drama, plus dance (in Mo.), and the literary arts (in Pa.). Concurrently, she has taught piano and directed children’s choirs. Jamie has a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance. She and her husband, Dave, are avid sailors and have lived in Annapolis since 2014.