Witherspoon has nearly 20 different ministries and volunteering opportunities available to you! Look below and see which ministry best fits your passion and spiritual gifts!
- Music Ministry
- Usher Ministry (Youth, Men and Women)
- Acolyte Ministry
- Hospitality Ministry
- Youth Ministry
- Dance Ministry
- Handbell Ministry
- Deacons Ministry
- Bereavement Ministry
- Special Events Ministry
- Outreach and Evangelism
- Beatification and Grounds
- The Lords Pantry
- Media Ministry
- Visitation Ministry
- Social Media Ministry
- Young Adult Ministry
- The Sages (Members 55+)
- Actors Ink at Witherspoon
- Christian Education
- Mathew 25 Ministry
- Intercessory Prayer Ministry
For over a century, Witherspoon Presbyterian Church choirs have offered audiences a wide range of choral music of the finest quality, performing music from all historical periods and styles, from Handel’s Messiah to Gospel music and Negro Spirituals. The choral ensembles of Witherspoon expand all aspects of the artistic spectrum, as a means of continually celebrating the African American experience through choral music and the arts as a whole. There are currently 4 resident choirs within Witherspoon: the Sanctuary Choir, the Virtuous Voices Women’s Choir, the Voices of Thunder Men’s Chorus, and the Voices of Light Ensemble. Anyone interested in joining any of Witherspoon’s choral ensembles are encouraged to contact Sherman Williams, Minister of Music or Jillian Harrison-Jones, Director of Choirs Music. No audition is required!
Witherspoon is honored to work with some of the best musicians, clinicians, recording artists, and educators in the nation:
- Sherman Williams, Minister of Music
- Jillian Harrison-Jones, Director of Choirs
- Rev. Billy Myers, Bass
- Rob Dixon, Saxophone
- Carrington Clinton, Percussionist
- Myron Williams, Artist in Residence, High Organist
- Rev. Dennis Freeman, Artist in Residence, Pianist
Join a Witherspoon Choir
The Sanctuary Choir
Under the direction of Sherman Williams, the Witherspoon Sanctuary Choir provides musical leadership for the 1st and 2nd Sunday of each month. The Sanctuary Choir is an SATB ensemble, and while some ability to read sheet music is recommended, it is not required. All who have a desire to regularly serve the Lord through song are encouraged to join the Sanctuary Choir. Rehearsals are Thursdays, 6:30-8:30PM.
The Virtuous Voices of Witherspoon Women’s Choir
The Virtuous Voices of Witherspoon is an SSA women’s choir that provides musical leadership for the 3rd Sunday of each month. Under the direction of Jillian Harrison-Jones, this ensemble is open to women in high school and beyond, and this ensemble offers a unique experience of worship through song with women of various backgrounds and experiences, who fellowship together in and out of the regular Sunday services. Any woman who has a desire to share in this special experience, you are encouraged to join! Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30PM.
The Witherspoon Men of Faith Male Chorus
The Witherspoon Men of Faith Male Chorus is a TBB men’s chorus that participates in select worship services and special events throughout the year. Under the direction of Sherman Williams, this ensemble is open to men in high school and beyond, and this ensemble offers a unique experience of worship through song with men of various backgrounds and experiences, who fellowship together in and out of the regular Sunday services. Any male who has a desire to share in this special experience, you are encouraged to join!
The Voices of Light Ensemble
The Voices of Light Ensemble is a small, select SATB praise team that provides musical leadership for the 5th Sunday of the months of September through May, and 4th and 5th Sundays in June and August. This ensemble offers an opportunity to engage in a small, intimate 4-5 voice ensemble where its singers carry strong characteristics of independence and high energy. This ensemble is also a way to become involved on a short-term basis, without the demand of a weekly rehearsal schedule. Opportunities to sing solos are also available for those who are interested. Please contact Jillian Harrison-Jones or Sherman Williams if you’re interested in joining this ensemble!
WPC Youth Ministry is a youth ministry that strives to present the word of God to a new generation in a way that is not only fun and exciting but life-transforming. Our goal is to get our youth to fall in love with Christ as quick as possible, on their own. We offer a newly renovated youth wing for our youth to explore the truth of God and self-discovery in a safe place for developing friendships and their talents. Our ministries are constantly evolving as our youth evolve as well, however we are committed to the development of our children and the gifts of our children. Please feel free to check us out on social media and explore our many offers to the community and to the Kingdom of God.