The youth of First Presbyterian Church are integral in helping to provide music for worship and special events throughout the year. All students in grades 6-12 are invited to participate, regardless of experience or skill. Below is the "school year" schedule. Learn more about the Youth Ministry at FPC.
Please note that all adult volunteers who participate in our youth music ministries are trained on FPC's Abuse Prevention System.
Messengers Youth Choir
Rehearsals: Sundays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
The Messengers Youth Choir is for youth in grades 6-12. During the school year, the choir rehearses weekly and sings regularly in both the 9 and 11 a.m. worship services. The group often attends choir festivals and/or goes on choir tours. The Messengers reaches out to the community singing for various groups and incorporates times for fellowship together. This choir is under the direction of Music Associate, Laura Collins.
Youth Handbell Choir
Rehearsals: Sundays, 12-1 p.m.
Students in grades 6-12 of all skill levels are invite to come ring handbells with this group, directed by Music Associate Becca Sawyer. No experience is necessary, although if you play an instrument in school then you will be more than ready to join in with handbells! This ensemble provides music for Sunday worship and special services several times throughout the year. An emphasis is placed on team building, leadership skills, sharpening music reading skills, and making friends.