Sanctuary Series is dedicated to furthering the mission and vision of Christ Church United Methodist through music. The series events are free to the public. The offering collected at each series event will bless worthy organizations in our communities. Through sacred music, Sanctuary Series invites its patrons to “worship God in the beauty of holiness” (Psalm 96:9) and strengthen their relationship with Jesus Christ.

sanctuary concert series 2022-2023

Wonder, Love & Praise

CCUM Choirs & Ensembles
Sunday, September 18 | 7 pm

Sanctuary Series opens its 2022-2023 season celebrating all of the musical ensembles at Christ Church. Come and hear our choirs, handbell ringers, and instrumentalists of all ages. Congregational singing and solo organ music will round out this inspirational evening of praise and worship to our God!

Love Incarnate, Love Divine

Christmas Concerts
Sunday, December 4, 5 pm
Wednesday, December 7, 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 11, 9 & 11:15 am
Tuesday, December 13, 7:30 pm

Come and celebrate the Christmas season with one of our church’s most treasured traditions! Our annual Christmas concerts feature carols both old and new presented by the Chancel Choir, Carillon Ringers, Jubilate Ringers, and orchestra.

Pedals, Pipes & Pizza

Saturday, February 4
Instrument Petting Zoo | 9:30-11 am
Concert | 11-12 pm
Pizza | 12 pm

In collaboration with the Louisville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, this fun event invites
children of all ages to see and experience a variety of musical instruments up close – from the strings and
woodwinds to the mighty pipe organ. After hearing all these instruments played together in concert, we will share a pizza lunch!

na Skylark Celtic Chamber Trio

Monday, March 13 | 11:30 am

Enjoy a midday concert of traditional Celtic music through authentic Celtic musical instruments and voice. A Central-Kentuckybased trio, na Skylark will captivate you with the rich beauty of this musical heritage. This concert will take place in the Chapel.

Dr. Shawn Dawson Organ Recital

featuring the Chancel Choir
Sunday, April 30 | 7 pm

Come hear the brilliant sounds of the Brown Memorial Organ in a concert given by Dr. Shawn Dawson, Associate Director of Music Ministries. The evening will include a special appearance by the Chancel Choir, hymn singing, and organ masterworks that will utilize the 3150 pipes to worship God through the beauty of music.