At First Presbyterian Church, there are various ways to express praise, worship, and thanksgiving through musical gifts! Our music ministries are non-auditioned, and open to all who have interest. These ministries help worshipers to feel a greater sense of God’s presence with them through artistic expression and worship leadership. Come and see what First Presbyterian Church has to offer in the music arts!
Choir Rehearsal – Wednesdays at 7:10 PM in the choir room (downstairs)
Praise Band Rehearsal – Wednesdays at 7:15 PM in the Fellowship Hall (upstairs)
Bell Choir Rehearsal – Wednesdays at 7:50 PM in the Sanctuary (upstairs)
Chancel Choir is a music-reading, four-part mixed chorus that sings weekly anthems, service music, congregational hymnody, etc at worship. They are accompanied by the wonderful Ruth Moore! They sing a variety of a genres, and are open to all singers aged 9th grade to adult. The choir rehearses at 7:00 pm every Wednesday night in the downstairs choir room under the Sanctuary.
Praise Band is a chord-reading, high-energy, eam consisiting of guitars, drums, keyboards, singers, etc. that leads contemporary music at our 505 worship service, Sunday nights at 5:05 PM. They are also open to all singers and instrumentalists aged 9th grade to adult. The praise band rehearses at 7:45 PM every Wednesday night in the Fellowship Hall.
Bell Choir is a wonderfully fun, music-reading, five-octave English handbell and tonechime chamber ensemble! Ringers play intermittently at Sunday morning worship. Bell choir is open to anyone aged 9th grade to adult who has some music-reading experience. Ringers may also have opportunities to play in trios, quartets, etc. if they so choose. The bell choir rehearses on Wednesdays at 7:50 PM in the Sanctuary.
First Presbyterian Church often sees various solo and small group additions to Sunday morning worship. Anyone who sings or plays any instrument is encouraged to consider using their God-given talent in worship. Contact the Music Director for more information.
Chancel Choir, Praise Band, and Bell Choir are all non-auditioned groups, so all who have interest and a passion for music in worship are welcome! Please contact the Music Director, or contact the church office at (308) 382-0930 for more information first so that music/robes/etc. can be prepared for you.