Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises!

Psalm 98: 4

Join us Every Monday for Classes!

In the spirit of Philippians 2:4,  the BFBC campus will reopen in phases.  During the month of May, campus will remain closed to the public except for Sunday morning family worship at 10:00 a.m. in the Worship Center. Online worship will still be available at 8:30 and 10:00 a.m.  Click here for more information.

As always, please call the church office at (918) 336-6172 to speak to staff about any needs you may have or click here to contact us. 

(10:00 am) New Beginner's Ukulele Class:  A community outreach class offered for one hour each Monday featuring instruction in the basics of the instrument to include posture, technique, strumming, rhythm, chords, (notation and tab) in preparation for the next class level.  Instruments and supplies are the responsibility of each student.  Standard and Baritone Ukuleles welcome.


(11:00 am)  Beginner's Plus Ukulele Class:  A continuation of the New Beginner's Ukulele class to include further instruction beyond basic skills such as chord transitions and fingerstyle picking to prepare for the Joyful Strings Ministry.  This class also lasts for one hour each Monday. (except Holidays)


(12:30 pm)  Alternating Instrument Workshops:  A one hour workshop each Monday (upon request) for those who want or need extra help in improving skill on their instrument to include: mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, mandolin, guitar, violin or banjo.


(1:30 - 3:30 pm)  Joyful Strings Ministry:  A community outreach ministry with the mission of sharing the love of Jesus Christ through music with the community and each other to include churches, schools, nursing homes, retirement centers, and community events.  Musicians are required to share a statement of their faith in order to participate in class or community events which typically occur once per month.


(5:30 pm) Gospel Play & Sing:  An extension of the community outreach of Joyful Strings which offers an open song session for folk and gospel tunes.  This gives individuals who work full time an opportunity to participate in group playing and praising the Lord with their stringed instrument of choice.  This event occurs once per month on the 2nd Monday in the lobby of the BFBC Family Life Recreation Center at the corner of 4th and Cherokee. 


All classes are located at the South Building of BFBC.  Music is available on the Joyful Strings website in .pdf format for participants only. 

Office Hours

Monday 8-12 & 1-5

Tuesday 8-12 & 1-5

Wednesday 8-12 & 1-5

Thursday 8-12 & 1-5

Friday 8-12


405 South Cherokee

Bartlesville, OK 74003


(918) 336-6172

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