FUMC of Arlington


Orchestras and Bands


Center313, a band, leads the 11 am Celebration worship service. This group presents contemporary Christian music and performs in special programs at the church and in the community.

Rehearsal: Wednesdays | 7 pm | Great Hall

Director: Greg Haugen

More about Center313


GodStrong is the praise and worship band for the youth ministry. They present contemporary Christian music during Sunday morning youth worship, Sunday evenings and special events in the church and in the community. GodStrong is open to musicians and vocalists in grades 9–12.

Rehearsal: Sundays | 10:30–11:30 am | Underground


CrossFire is a praise and worship band that is open to developing vocalists and musicians, grades 7–9. They lead the Sunday evening youth worship monthly, Sunday morning youth worship as needed and participate in special events in the church.

Rehearsal: Every 2nd Sunday | 3–4 pm | Underground

Both GodStrong and CrossFire are youth-led groups with adult sponsorship.

Adult Sponsors

Brig Serman (817) 718-8847

Nicki Rice (817) 932-3181

Chancel Orchestra

String, brass and woodwind ensembles, which accompany the Chancel Choir and play for Sanctuary morning worship services.

Major Works Orchestra

This full orchestra plays for Christmas and Holy Week presentations of major works with the Chancel Choir. Musicians who would like to participate should contact Sean Hale 

Rehearsal: Scheduled as needed.

Director: Sean Hale
Assistant Director: Arthur Busby

Youth Orchestra

Open to 7th–12th grade students who play string, woodwind, or brass instruments. This ensemble plays in Sanctuary morning worship services once a month during the school year.

Rehearsals: Wednesdays | 5:40–6:40 pm | Sanctuary

Directors: Sean Hale and Arthur Busby