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Joel Kilgore
6/25/2017


Joel sang a medley:
(Cares Chorus/Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus/Change My Heart)


Lyons Muir
Bell Choir
5/14/2017


Bell Choir Concert
(Audio Only - Click Here)



Joel Kilgore
4/30/2017


Joel Sang:
One Day at a Time
&
Waiting for Lightning



Jon Van Dop


Pastor Jon sang:
Come
&
Grace Flows Down



Joel Kilgore
3/19/2017


Joel sang:
You Raise Me Up
&
Heart of Worship



Joel & Kim
10/02/2016


Joel Kilgore & Kim Paton sang:
"Swing Low Sweet Chariot"
for our offertory



Lauren Curtis
5/22/2016


Lauren sang:
"He Knows My Name"
for our offertory
She was accompanied by Nadine Rewa on guitar


Pastor
Jon Van Dop
5/15/2016


Pastor Jon sang an original song:
"Good Dirt"
during his sermon


Celeste Goodrich
4/3/2016



Celeste sang:
"Blessings"
for our offertory


Lilliana
Matuziack
4/3/2016


Lilliana sang:
"This is the Stuff"


Joel Kilgore
11/29/2015


Joel sang:
"What Faith Can Do"
for our offertory



Joel Kilgore
8/30/2015


Joel sang:
"His Strength is Perfect"
for our offertory



Joel Kilgore
5/24/2015


Joel sang:
"Dance with Me, O Lover of my Soul"
for our offertory



Joel Kilgore
4/26/2015


Joel sang:
"Untitled Hymn" (Come to Jesus)
for our offertory


Zach Paton
&
Conner Stewart
4/19/2015



Zach & Conner played Bach's "Arisio" for our prelude



Mindy Talbot
4/5/2015


Mindy Sang:
"Hallelujah! Give Thanks to the Risen Lord"
for our offertory
She was accompanied by Pastor Jon on piano


Joel Kilgore
2/22/2015


Joel sang:
"More Than Words"
for our offertory


Kayla Hagen
2/8/2015


Kayla sang:
"Amazing Grace"
for our offertory


Joel Kilgore
1/25/2015


Joel sang:
"Finally Home"
for our offertory


Pastor
Jon Van Dop
12/14/2014


Pastor Jon sang:
"Labor of Love"
for our Traditional offertory



Lauren Curtis
12/7/2014



Lauren sang:
"Breath of Heaven"
for our Traditional offertory



Mattie Castle
11/23/14


Mattie played:
"Shout to the Lord"
for our Traditional offertory


Bryant Adams
Joel Kilgore
10/26/2014


Bryant & Joel Sang:
"Only a Shadow"
for our Traditional offertory



Mindy Talbot
9/28/2014


Mindy sang:
"Simple Gifts"
for our Traditional offertory.
Joel Kilgore accompanied her on guitar.


Joel Kilgore
8/31/2014


Joel sang:
"One Day at a Time"
for our Traditional offertory


Jon Van Dop
8/3/2014


Pastor Jon played and Sang"
"Peace"
for both our Services


Joel Kilgore
7/27/2014


Joel led the congregation in singing:
"Lord, You Have Come to the Lakeshore"
for our offertory



Joel Kilgore
6/29/2014



Joel sang:
"Way Beyond the Blue"
for our offertory



Kayla Hagen
6/8/2014


Kayla sang:
"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"
for both our Services


Zach Paton
& Larry Brown
6/8/2014

Zach & Larry played:
"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"
&
"Closer Walk with Thee"
for both our Services



Joel Kilgore
4/27/2014



Joel sang:
"Be Near"
for our offertory



Kayla Hagen
4/18/2014


Kayla sang:
"Were You There"
for our Good Friday Service


Helen Haag
& Liesl Nunez
4/18/2014


Helen & Liesl (SMAT students) played
"Ave Maria"
for our Good Friday Service


Zach Paton
& Owen Sweeney
4/6/2014



Zach & Owen played 2 songs
for our offertory



Joel Kilgore
3/30/2014


Joel sang:
"Morning Has Broken"
for our Traditional Service offertory



R. J. Gardner
3/9/2014


R J sang a rewritten (by Pastor Larry) version of:
"While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
for our Contemporary Service



Kayla Hagen
3/9/2014


Kayla sang:
"I Can Only Imagine"
for both our Services


David Youngman
2/23/2014



David played for both our services
Here is our Traditional Service


Gratitude Steel Band
2/16/2014


Detroit based Gratitude Steel Band
played for both our services
Here is our Traditional Service



Kayla Hagen
1/19/2014


Kayla sang:
"Amazing Grace"
Accompanied by her grandfather on piano
for our offertory



Joel Kilgore
11/24/2013



Joel sang:
"Heart of Worship"
for our offertory


Joel Kilgore
10/27/2013


Joel sang:
"Wait"
for our offertory


Joel Christiansen
9/15/2013



Joel Christiansen sang 2 songs
for our Offertory:
"Peace, Be Still" & "Lean on Me"



Joel Kilgore
7/28/2013


Joel sang:
"Waiting for Lightning"
for our offertory



Wesley Trio
7/21/2013


The Trio sang:
"His Strength is Perfect"
for our Traditional Service


Joel Kilgore
6/26/2011


Joel Sang:
"More to This Life"
for our Traditional Service



Joel Kilgore
5/8/2011



Joel sang:
"I Can Not Hide from You"


Bryant Adams
12/26/2010

Bryant sang:
"Joseph's Song"
for our Tradtional Service Offertory
He was accompanied by Joel Kilgore


Joel Kilgore
11/21/2010


Joel Sang:
"Who Am I?"
for our Traditional Service


Mindy Talbot
11/14/2010


Mindy sang:
"His Eye is on the Sparrow"
for our offertory


Joel Kilgore
10/24/2010


Joel Sang:
"Hiding Place"
for our Traditional Service


Mindy Talbot
10/14/2010


Mindy Sang:
"My Redeemer Lives"
for our Traditional Service


Joel Kilgore
9/19/2010


Joel sang:
"Above All"
for our Traditional service


Susan Cuddie
9/12/2010


Susan Played:
"His eye is on the Sparrow"
for our Traditional Service


Joel Kilgore
8/29/2010


Joel sang:
"Without Him"
for our offertory


Fiddlers
Restrung
7/15/2010


This group of High Schoolers from Seline, MI
was sponsored by the Ionia Public Library
Fiddling, singing and dancing to the delight of all
"Potpourri"


Joel Kilgore
11/15/2009


Joel sang:
"Higher Ways"
for the offertory at our Contemporary Service


Elisha Stock
11/01/2009


Elisha sang:
"Open the eyes of my heart"
for the offertory at our Contemporary Service


David Youngman
9/13/2009

David played:
"The Lord's Prayer"
for both our Services



Mindy Talbot
8/30/2009

Mindy sang:
"Prayer"
for our offertory of our Traditional Service
She was accompanied by Sari Mercer


Kim Paton
Joel Kilgore
8/16/2009



Kim & Joel sang:
"How Great Thou Art"
for the offertory of our Contemporary Service


Sari Mercer
Sue Manciu
Mindy Talbot
5/17/2009


Sue and Mindy sang:
"The Gift of Love"
for our 175th Anniversary service
with Sari accompanying them on keyboard


Joel Kilgore
3/8/2009



Joel sang "More than Words" for our offertory


Joel Kilgore
12/28/2008




Joel (our custodian and audio/video tech) sang:
"Waiting for Lightning" for our offertory.

David Youngman

8/3/2008


David, a graduate of Spring Arbor University
and a personal friend of Larry & Bev,
played an instrumental for our service




Bryant Adams

7/26/2008


Bryant sang the classic hymn:
“In the Garden”
at the funeral of Lester Dunn



Joel Kilgore

7/20/2008


Joel, our tech man and custodian, sang
Stephen Curtis Chapman’s
“Way Beyond the Blue”


Mindy Talbot

7/6/2008


Mindy, a long time favorite vocalist here at Ionia First, sang a wonderful rendition of

“My Lord, What a Morning”


Ionia Pipe Organ Festival

11/10/2007




Last November we held the first annual Ionia Pipe Organ Festival
Among the many guest organists, Chris Dekker
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Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth; sing the glory of His name;
give to Him glorious praise!
Psalm 66

At Ionia First we know the power of music.
It lifts our hearts and souls to the glory of God, our Father.
Often we showcase local musical talent in our worship services.
Here are videos of just a few of the more recent examples of this mission.

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Ionia First United Methodist Church
Sunday Service 9:30 AM

"Making disciples of Jesus Christ
for the transformation  of Ionia"

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