Music and Arts Ministry

pick a little ladies and hillDr. Rachel Root, Director of Music Ministries, and her team of choirs and musicians deliver new and different ways to utilize music and the arts, both within the church as a means of worship and in the community as a way to welcome people into Christ Church. Dr. Root brings an eclectic mix of musical styles to all Christ Church services, with the vision of building a music and arts model for other Episcopal Churches.

The Music and Arts ministry is open to anyone of any talent level who wishes to grow their faith through music and the arts. This is a hands-on, organic ministry that works to meet your needs to learn, teach, mentor, volunteer or perform in any capacity you desire.

To read more about all our choirs and instrumental music groups, please download our Music Ministry Brochure (PDF) »

Dr. Rachel Root can be reached at (904) 285-7390 ext. 233 or at

Felicia Rhoden has led our Dance Ministry for more than 15 years. She continues to produce the annual Christ Church Nutcracker performance featuring more than 200 adults and children, raising money for several outreach programs. In addition to the Nutcracker performance, Miss Felicia creates liturgical dance offerings for several church celebrations. She can be reached at

Dr. Jerry Hallan oversees our Visual Arts Committee and coordinates the collection and display of parish member artwork in our Parish Center. Art is rotated bi-annually and a variety of mediums are presented. Dr. Jerry Hallan can be reached at (904) 285-7390 ext. 223 or at arts@christepiscopalchurch.