United Christian Parish of Lakeport welcomes all who would like to “Make a Joyful Noise Unto the Lord”! No experience is necessary!

On this page you will find resources to help you in your Music Ministry. We are dedicated in helping you to feel confident singing or playing your musical instrument for our worship services.


Wing and a Prayer Band
If you play a guitar (rhythm, bass, lead), keyboard, or percussion, we encourage you to join our praise band! We meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary.

UCP Choir
Our choir sings a variety of different music: contemporary, praise, SATB worship music. If you enjoy singing, please consider coming to our rehearsals on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Sanctuary.

Bell Choir
The UCP Bell Choir meets on Tuesday mornings at 9:30 am. We perform a variety of music with standard sized bells and occasionally with chimes. Please join us!!

Our Music Minister

Our Music Director, Marie Schrader, has had extensive experience directing choral music from preschool children through senior citizens.  She taught music theory with the Santa Rosa Children’s Chorus and directed the Sonoma County Children’s Chorus. Marie was the Director of Children’s Theatre for the City of Santa Rosa for 10 years.  Marie most recently taught Music in the Windsor School District, where she was the High School Choir Director for 10 years, however retired as of May 31, 2019. Marie is also the Music Director for the women’s accapella group, My Divas.  Her greatest joy is helping people learn to use their singing voice.