Sanctuary Choir

Wednesdays 7pm
 • Tempe
Our Sanctuary Choir is open to people high school age and older. This choir provides musical leadership for our traditional service on a regular basis. In addition, the choir presents a Christmas and a Good Friday Cantata each year.

Contemporary Songleaders

Sundays 9:00am and Tuesdays at 6:30pm
 • Tempe
This group provides musical leadership every Sunday for our contemporary services. Vocal teams participate on a rotation basis. This group also meets two Sundays each month from 12pm-1pm for a large group rehearsal. 

Ringing Praise Bell Choir

Mondays 7pm • Tempe

This 3 octave choir leads our traditional worship on a regular basis. Rehearsals include training, practice, skills development and technique and working on anthems. The choir also prepares special music during festival times of the church year. Previous bell experience is not required but basic music reading ability is necessary. This choir is open to people high school age and older.

Cantata Choirs

Wednesdays 7:30pm during Advent and Lent • Tempe

Can’t sing with a choir on a regular basis but want to be involved? Why not join us for our Christmas or Good Friday Cantata? 

Instrumentalists 

We frequently use a variety of instruments to support our services and our yearly Choir Cantatas. New musicians are always welcome. Contact Jane Yost if you are interested.

Youth Involvement

We know how busy Junior High and High School students are, but we still want to give them the opportunity to share their musical gifts in a worship setting. Youth who are interested in regular participation may join the Sanctuary Choir or one of our Songleader teams. 

IGNITE Children's choir

Saturdays at 9am • Tempe Campus
We would love to have your child join this group. We will be singing, playing instruments, sharing devotions together, and singing in worship once a month for our 9:30am service. Children in grades 2-6 are invited to participate. For more information or to sign up, please contact our Director of Worship and Music, Jane Yost at jyost@desertcross.org

chancel choir

Sundays at 8am • Gilbert Fellowship Hall
Do you like to sing? We have some beautifully crafted anthems you will love to sing as musical expressions of faith while getting to know other persons in choir who also love to sing. We also have some wonderful selections for Advent and Christmas ranging from traditional to toe-tapping gospel. Come and join us! If you have any questions, please contact Director Carolyn Perkins at Carolyn.perkins@q.com.

junior choir

Saturdays at 4pm • Gilbert Sanctuary
Do you have a young one at home who loves music and singing? This is the choir for them! We do a fun devotion every week and participate in a variety of musical expressions including voice training, handbells, drums and percussion, music reading, expressive readings for the services and this year we are adding choreographed motions. The wonderful anthems chosen provide a worthy music experience plus, faith formation for life. Children in grades 2-6 are invited to participate. If you have any questions, please contact Director Carolyn Perkins at Carolyn.perkins@q.com.
Questions?
Jane Yost

Director of Worship & Music Ministries
jyost@desertcross.org  
480-730-8600
Michael Lottes
Associate Director of Worship & Music Ministries
mlottes@desertcross.org