United Worship Ministries

United Worship Ministries serves Bethel University through the venues of Chapel and Vespers in musical and artistic worship. CAS, CAPS/GS, and Seminary students are eligible to participate on these teams.

Worship Bands

As the primary worship leaders, United Worship Bands are ensembles comprised of student leaders and team members.  Striving for a kingdom vision of worship by intentionally incorporating multiple genres of worship, each band crafts its own sound and spirit based on the individuals who comprise it. 

United Horns and Strings

We have 3 student ensembles that periodically minister alongside our worship bands.

  • United Horns - brass and woodwind instrumentalists
  • United Strings - mixed group of string instrumentalists
  • United Chamber - horns, strings, and wind instrumentalists

Visual and Performing Arts

Visual and Performing Arts is a team of individuals desiring to use their artistic gifts as a form of worship.  This team of artists help to communicate the gospel and facilitate worship through a wide variety of creative avenues, broadening the scope of what is commonly thought of as corporate worship. Art forms include, but are not limited to, dance, drama, lighting, audio, painting, spoken word, set design, world languages and graphic design. 

Audition for United Worship Ministries

Second-year students and beyond can apply and audition for United Worship Ministries. Transfer students and incoming students with PSEO credits of 30 or more may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.  The selection process begins each spring for the following academic year. Watch for announcements in February or contact us at united-worship@bethel.edu for more information. Apply online for United Worship Ministries.

For more information, please contact Chris LaRue at c-larue@bethel.edu