Music Program

From the Chancel from the balcony, every Sunday the harmonious voices of our church music program bring blessing and inspiration.  Led by our Organist Choirmaster, Dr. Lawrence P. Schreiber, the Chancel Choir has both professional and non-professional vocalists.  Anyone who reads music and wishes to share their talent is encouraged to contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  The repertoire covers a wide range of music chosen to enhance the worship, scripture, and sermon each week.

Chancel Choir Rehearsal

Singers rehearse Sundays at 10:00 am in room 312.  Those who have the voice and commitment are welcome.

The Chancel Choir sings every Sunday, as well as during special services including Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter and the well-known traditional Christmas Candlelight Carols on the second Sunday of December.  The Christmas Candlelight Carols is a concert that features combined choirs and instrumentalists.

The Organ Project

The church has contracted with Austin Organ Company of Hartford, Connecticut, to build a glorious new pipe organ, custom designed for our historic sanctuary.  The organ will have over 7,000 pipes, 115 ranks, and a 5-manual console.  High in the gallery will be 61 brass horizontal pipes (the Trompette en Chamade).  This exciting instrument is currently under construction, which began in the Fall of 2012.  You can find more information about this historic instrument here.

For a calendar of celebratory events, click here.

Handbell Choir

The church has a 4-octave set of handbells, led by FBC members Dr. Elizabeth Cain and Clark Smith.  The handbell choir rings regularly throughout the year.  Those interested in this unique ministry are invited to meet and “ring” at 9:00 am on Sundays in room 320.

Children’s Choir

Rebecca Ellison is the director of the FBC Children’s Choir, which rehearses Sundays at 10:30 am in room 317.  The choir sings in selected services of worship throughout the year.

weekly sermons

worship times

Worship Times

CHURCH SCHOOL 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

SUNDAY SERVICE 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Valet parking is available at the "O" Street entrance to the Education Building and at the garage ramp.

MOSAIC Saturday,
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

this week in worship

20th Sunday After Pentecost

October 26, 2014

Sermon Title:  "Loving God and Neighbor"

Texts: Matthew 22:34-46;

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8

Rev. Deborah Cochran 

preaching

 

Scriptures

Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18

Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8

Matthew 22:34-46 

 

Music

Lawrence P. Schreiber, Organist-Choirmaster

 

 PRELUDE:

"Ein' Feste Burg 1st Unser Gott"

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

 

INTROIT:

"Jubilate"

Dmitri S. Bortniansky

 

GRADUAL:

"O God, Our Help in Ages Past"

(St. Anne)

William Croft, 1708

Arr. by Robert Shaw

The Chancel Choir

 

OFFERTORY ANTHEM:

"And Can It Be"

Thomas Campbell

The Chancel Choir

Dr. Neil Holliker

Guest Conductor

 

POSTLUDE:

"Fantasia on 'St. Anne'"

Lawrence P. Schreiber (2003)

 

 

 


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