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Music is a key avenue through which God is praised in worship.  More than 500 years ago Martin Luther wrote, "Music is a gift of God.  Next to theology, I give music the highest place and the greatest honor."


St. Matthew is blessed with many gifted vocalists and instrumentalists, who willingly enhance our worship, giving glory to God.  Their personal witness provides inspiration and comfort. Musical worship themes change throughout the year, including Traditional, Praise, Jazz, Beatles, Native American, Holden Prayer, Now the Feast, Chicago Folk and Rhythm and Blues, led by John Burke.


The Luther Choir Practices in the Sanctuary, each Wednesday, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. (currently on Summer break ... will resume August 23).  We welcome all!   


Contact Nancy McNeal for information.

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John Burke - Organist, pianist, composer

Nancy McNeal - Luther Choir Director, Vocalist

Rachel Knaggs - Kids of the Kingdom Director

Heather Rohde - Praise Vocalist

Jenny Naida - Rhythm & Blues, Jazz Vocalist


Nancy McNeal - Flute

Lennie Davis - Drums
Scott Schwandt - Guitar
Shaun Faust - Guitar
Karl Hermann - Bass
Tom Kotick - Percussion

Rachel Knaggs -Trumpet

Hope Rohde -French Horn

Jenna Malloy -Trombone

Nathan Reising -Tuba

Aaron Reising -Trumpet

Otto Weight - Guitar

Cindy Piovarchy - Guest accompanist

Luther Choir:

Nancy McNeal, Director

Sandy Andrews

Gail Burke

Brian Harris

Jill Heck
Ellen Jakovcic

Beth Johnson

Bill Knaggs

Jen Knaggs

Carol Muhlbach

Pat Straub

Pastor Steve

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Contact us to sign up to share your musical talents - solo, choir, voice, instrumental, etc.

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