Vinje has a variety of ways for people to "REACH DEEPER" in faith as they praise God through Song, Instruments, and Dance.  Find out more about making music at Vinje by clicking on the links below.  If you would like to get involved or have questions please contact our Director For Music and Worship John Jahr









  • Vinje Choir is an Adult Choir which rehearses on scheduled Sunday mornings at 8:15 AM.
  • Participates in worship regularly, as well as special events 
  • Music represents an eclectic mix of “classic” Lutheran choral works, gospel, spirituals, world music, and new favorites 
  • New members are always welcome!
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  • Vinje’s own smaller vocal ensemble, blending voices in tight harmonies
  • Tapestry sings music in a variety of styles, including world music
  • New members are always welcome! 
  • Rehearses alternating Thursdays at 5:30pm





  • JuBELLation is Vinje's Handbell Choir
  • Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM in Room 408.
  • We ring 4 octaves of Schulmerich Handbells and 3 octaves of Suzuki Choir Chimes
  • Participates regularly in worship (alternating service times) Directed by John Jahr. New ringers are always welcome!! 
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  • Nova Voices are for grades 6-9
  • Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 5:25 PM in the Vinje Choir Room
  • Participates in worship regularly
  • Directed by Su Michelson 



  • Shalom Singers are for grades 9-12
  • Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 6:00 - 6:45 PM in the Vinje Choir Room
  • Participates in worship regularly
  • Su Michelson and Travis Michelson, Directors



  • Students in Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to participate in Vinje’s after school choir program. 
  • Vinje arranges bus transportation from Kennedy and Roosevelt Schools to the church, where the children experience snacks, activities, singing, and a time of worship with one of the pastors.  Parents are asked to pick up their children at 5:00 PM 
  • Children’s choirs are divided by grade.  Joyful Kids Choir is for singers in 3rd through 5th grade and is directed by John Jahr.  Little Saints Choir is for Kindergarten through 2nd grade and is directed by Mary Hodapp
  • The choirs both participate in worship regularly
  • There is no charge to be part of the after school program.  Families do, however, have an opportunity to contribute toward the snacks.
  • Please call the church office (235-1441) to register your child for the Wednesday After School Choir Program


  • Provide special music (vocal, instrumental, duet, small group) for worship
  • Play a musical instrument during a choir anthem or hymn
  • Join an instrumental ensemble for special services (Reformation, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, other possibilities)
  • Join the Vinje Choir for a “season”
  • Assist during our summer worship services
  • Assist during the Midweek Lenten services

Please visit with John Jahr if you have interest in any of the above activities or if you have an idea for a program you might like to see offered at Vinje.