Music Ministry

In Memoriam of

Dr. Ola H. Gathers, IBC Minister of Music

September 30, 1940 - January 15, 2021

Thank you for Dr. G for blessing us with your awesome gift of music for 10 years.



IBC Mass Choir, IBC Women's Choir, IBC Male Chorus, IBC Combined Choir and the IBC Youth Choir.

Music Staff:
Mr. Winston Hall (Organist); Nervalee Harris (Pianist & Organist);Terry Lambert (Bass Guitarist); Thomas Crosby (Lead Guitar); Morris Shearin, Jr. (Drummer); Michael Taylor (Trombonist); Min. Huel West (Saxaphonist); Kim Thevenin (Youth Choir & 3rd Sunday Choir Director); Bill Ellis (Male Chorus Director).

Music Committee
The Music Committee, under the direction of Sis. Glenece Atwater, serves as a support system to the Minister of Music. The Music Committee works closely with the Minister of Music in the planning of worship services, music ministry events (internal and external) as well as provides guidance to those members who serve within the Music Ministry at Israel.

Audio Visual Team
The Audio Visual Ministry team is responsible for operating the sound system equipment and recording the worship services at IBC. This ministry is headed by Bro. Kevin Morgan and Mr. Kenneth Freeman.

You are welcome to become a member of the IBC Music Ministry! We would love for you take part of serving the Lord through song!

Persons interested in serving in any choir are welcome to attend a regularly scheduled rehearsal. For rehearsal information, see the schedule below or refer to our Weekly Bulletin!

If you have any questions pertaining to the Music Ministry at Israel Baptist Church, please contact Dr. Gathers at 202-269-0288.