Music Ministry

Music Ministry

Oakland's Music Ministry has groups for various age groups and styles of music, but the porpose remains the same: to bring honor, praise and glory to God in worship. Worship Pastor Ryan Carter oversees the ministry, assisted by other directors and volunteers.

Sunday Morning Music

  • Early worship at 8:30 a.m. is led by Pastor Ryan, assisted by the choir and instrumentalists. This service uses traditional hymns and choruses, as well as special music by the choir. Rehearsals for choir are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evenings during the school year.
  • Second worship begins at 11:15 a.m. and is led by Pastor Ryan and the Worship Team, including vocalists and a band. Music in this service uses more contemporary music and updated hymn variations.

Handbell Choir

This group rehearses Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the church. Oakland's Hanbells participate in a Christmas and Spring celebration, as well as other special occasions. John Wedding is director and composes much of the music used by the bells.

Youth Band

Youth Band begins at 4 p.m. Sundays. Bro. Ryan and other adults teach and lead students on instruments and vocals. Theses musicians lead Sunday night youth worship and participate in special church events.

New vocalists and instrumentalists are needed. Please talk with Pastor Ryan for more information, or email him at