Music Ministry

First Presbyterian Church has a wide-ranging music program. Mamie Downing is the church Organist & Director of the Hand Bell Choir. Jan Capelle is our Director of Music. 


Many of our singers have been members of the Chancel Choir for many years.  We welcome new members to the choir at any time of the year.  Contact Jan Capelle or Mamie Downing through the church office.


Praise and Worship

In the early service at 8:30 a.m., John Mark Solomon leads us in musical worship.  He sings & plays guitar; many of the offertories he sings are of his own composition.  He is accompanied by Mary Hortman on the piano. The songs we sing are upbeat & easy to learn. Please come join us!

Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir sings in the 11:00 a.m. service. The choir is lead by our Director of Music Jan Capelle. Our practices are on Sunday evenings at 5:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary.


Contact Jan Capelle or call the church office for more information at 903-675-3530.

Handbell Choir

The FPC Ringers practice each Wednesday at 5:00pm in the Fellowship Building classroom. If you are interested in joining this musical group, please contact Mamie Downing or call the church office for more information 903-675-3530.


The Peg Cain Hand Bell Choir has played together for several years under the leadership of Mamie Downing. They play in worship each season & add to the musical joy of our Christmas Music Programs. We have a membership of twelve & out of those, there is a bell quartet that plays for special programs & in worship. The handbells perform using a 4 octave set of Schulmerich bells, and a 2 octave set of Schulmerich hand chimes.


Men for HIM

Men for Him - will kick off its 8th season as rehearsals begin again on Tuesday, September 4th at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall. We encourage members to bring friends who love to sing to this first rehearsal.  We are a chorus who sings a cappella four-part barbershop style religious music, is made up of over 20 men from area churches. We love to sing, share our faith through music and enjoy each other’s fellowship as we practice weekly and then perform.  Join us each Tues at 7pm September - May. If God’s gifted you with a singing voice and a passion for sharing the Gospel, come to Men for Him on September 4th.  Feel free to call me at 214-478-2386 if you have any questions about our group.  I look forward to this new season and the opportunities we will have to witness through the gift of music.              Ted Schroeder,

                                                                         Director Men for Him

Church Hours

Monday - Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Business Hours are Monday - Friday. Our hours of Worship are on Sunday.

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