Florida Worship Choir and Orchestra
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The Florida Worship Choir and Orchestra exist to provide opportunities for singers and musicians to experience great worship, and to lead others into the very presence of God. 600 members of this choir and orchestra are worship pastors, senior pastors, choir/orchestra members and praise team/praise band members from over 300 churches in Florida.
This team has recorded and produced three choir/orchestra worship collections; GOD OF THE AGES, GREAT I AM, and premiered ALMIGHTY GOD in January of 2014. These collections were published by Prism Music and arranged by Mark Bovee.
In addition to leading worship concerts in churches all over Florida, they have also performed worship concerts at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia; Bern, Switzerland; Coventry, England; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and will lead in worship at Carnegie Hall, Brooklyn Tabernacle, Central Park and Times Square, as well as partner with the North American Mission Board and 15 new church plants in the New York City area in June, 2014.
The Florida Worship Choir & Orchestra is led by Terry Williams. He has served as Team Strategist of Music and Worship Ministries at the Florida Baptist Convention since 2002. His passion for worship combined with his experience as a worship leader for over 35 years gives him a unique perspective and insight for training and inspiring today's worshipers. Terry and his wife Earlene live in Ocala, FL and have two children and five grandchildren.
Each year, the choir and orchestra meet to fellowship, rehearse and conduct three to four worship concerts held at churches and statewide functions including the Florida Baptist State Convention and a two-day retreat.Cost for membership in the choir and orchestra is $35 per year. There are no audition requirements. Cost for the annual retreat in January is $35.
Members are responsible for their own transportation, meals and lodging whenever the choir meets. Members are also responsible for concert attire, which for men is a black suit with a black and white dress shirt and black undershirt (purchased through Music & Worship Ministries). Women's attire includes a long black skirt and a black top also available for purchase through Music & Worship Ministries.
• September 3-Experience Conference, Disney World Contemporary Resort
• November 10-Florida Baptist State Convention, FBC at the Mall, Lakeland
Florida Worship Choir Concert