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First Baptist Church of West Point | P.O. Box N | West Point, VA 23181 | (804) 843-2484
First Baptist Church of West Point | P.O. Box N | West Point, VA 23181 | (804) 843-2484

Music Ministry

  • Music is a gift from the Lord. Humans are created in the image of God, and therefore, He made us creative. It is only fitting that we craft the best music that we can to give praise to God in worship, as well as to tell His story. Though people today sometimes have a misguided view that “worship” is relegated to only the music portion of the service, it is true that music is important in God’s worship.
  • God told us through the Scriptures to “Speak to one another with Psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Ephesians 5:19-20 NIV) At First Baptist, we put that Scripture into practice by singing and playing a variety of musical styles, from classical to gospel to contemporary Christian.  Consider how you might become involved in this vital ministry of our church.

Music Ministry Staff

  • Sandra Mauney, Music Director/Worship Leader

Music Organizations


Sanctuary Choir
  • The Sanctuary Choir is the flagship of our music ministry here. The choir provides worship leadership for the 11:00 a.m. worship service each Sunday. Membership is open to high school students and up. We sing a variety of literature in many styles. Rehearsals for this choir are on Wednesday evenings in the Choir Room from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. The choir presents at least two major programs a year, which includes annual Christmas and Easter cantatas. 

Christmas Choir

  • The Christmas Choir meets during the months of September through December to prepare for the annual Christmas Cantata that is presented in the month of December. Folks from the surrounding West Point churches and the community are welcomed to join this choir and participate in the cantata. The Christmas Choir rehearses on Wednesday nights from 8:45-9:30 p.m.

 Children's Choir

  •  Starting in September, we work with all the children involved in our AWANA program to sing and take part in a special worship service during the season of Advent. 


Bells of Praise

  • The Bells of Praise is our adult handbell choir. This group meets seasonally throughout the church year to learn songs for the Christmas and Easter seasons. The Bells of Praise re-groups and starts rehearsing for the Christmas season in September.

Regular office hours:

Monday -  Friday:

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

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