Music at Cambridge St. United seeks to serve three purposes. On a personal level, the music should be able to uplift us, bring us into a closer, more intimate relationship with our Creator. Magnifying our joy, and upholding us in times of sorrow, the words and melodies that are offered hopefully impact each of us in positive ways. Collectively, as a congregation, it should help unify us, strengthen us as we together seek to do God’s work. Lifting our voices together in song certainly is one of the obvious unifying benefits. Thirdly, our music also needs to offer hope and encouragement to those who visit us and come through our doors, or as we bring the message of God’s love to others in the community and beyond. Hymns, anthems, and service music are chosen to compliment the church year, scripture readings and sermons. Our music strives to be both excellent and eclectic, representing the best of every period and style.
Choral music is an integral part of our worship – a means of expressing the faith and experiencing the gift of the spirit. Cambridge St. United offers a variety of choral programs for all ages. Musical highlights (outside of Sunday worship) have included bi-annual dessert concerts, Christmas concerts with La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra, Phantom of the Organ, Youth Choral Extravaganzas and Noon Hour Concerts during Lent. With almost 100 members actively involved in the music ministry at Cambridge St., you are encouraged to join one of the many ensembles we offer.