MUSIC MINISTRY










Music Ministry...

  • Edification and praise of God!
  • Invigorates Faith
  • Quiets troubled hearts
  • Strengthens Leaders
  • Teaches the riches of God's grace
  • Tells the story of God's goodness and love
  • Touches emotions
  • Promotes fellowship in the church

Praise Bands

We currently have two Praise Band Teams - one for the 8:30 service and one for the 11:00 service. Each team performs every other week.

We are always looking for experienced players to help lead the congregation in worship. The band is made up of people wanting to play with excellence to serve God. Please contact Becky Hohnstadt, by clicking her name, for more information.

Youth Praise Band

Youth have a unique opportunity to actually lead worship! These talented musicians are looking to improve on their God-given talents and share their love of Christ with others.


Email Becky Hohnstadt

Brass Choir

ANY and all brass players are invited to join this group! We perform for special services – Reformation, Christmas Eve, and Easter – as well as occasionally playing for other services.



email Becky Hohnstadt

Special Music

If you have a musical talent – playing an instrument or vocal performance – and are willing to share those gifts with the St. John’s family, there is a place for you. There is no specific schedule for these performances. If you would like to be part of a service we can find a date for your participation.


Email Becky Hohnstadt

Tech Team

Open to all members . The team, led by Mike Ahleman, prepares slides for and runs the audio/visual needs for all worship services and some special events. If you can change the volume on your TV and turn on your computer, you can do this! We are always looking for people with a passion for the Technical elements of worship.


Email Becky Hohnstadt

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most delightful presents God has given us.

-Martin Luther