Our Music

First-Presby-Church-Logo-r2 smallWelcome to Our Music page. We hope you enjoy listening to the sounds of worship here at First Presbyterian Church, Haddon Heights. Below are recordings from our Chancel Choir, Praise Band, Calvin Choir,  Cherub Choir and Covenant Ringers.

Chancel Choir Anthems

Karen Mercer, Director

June 18, 2017, I Believe in Someday, Martin (CCLI License # 1795112)

May 28, 2017, My America, Bacack (CCLI License # 1795112)

May 21, 2017, What A Wonderful, Wonderful Friend, Harris (CCLI License #1795112)

May 7, 2017. Communion Meditation. Althouse (CCLI License #1795112)

April 30, 2017, Let the Flame Burn Brightly, Larson (CCLI License # 1795112)

April 16, 2017, Rejoice, Rejoice, Price & Besig (CCLI License #1795112)

April 16, 2017, Acclamation for Easter, Young (CCLI License #1795112)

  • May 22, 2016 Sing a New Song to the Lord by Houston and Lawrence (CCLI License #1795112)
  • May 8, 2016 I Surrender Lord by Ovokaitys and Austin (CCLI License #1795112)
  • May 1, 2016 We Remember Thee by Althouse (CCLI License #1795112)
  • April 24, 2016: Special Women’s Choir: You Raise Me Up ” by Graham and Lovland (CCLI License #1795112)
  • April 3, 2016 Joyful Spirit in My Song by Besig and Price (CCLI License #1795112)
    • Anthem was Commission by First Presbyterian Church, Haddon Heights in Honor of Betty Warnke
  • March 27, 2016: Risen Today! by Althouse (CCLI License #1795112)

Praise Band

Co-Leaders: Pete Johnson and Jeff Moon


Children’s Choir (2nd-6th grades)

Directed by Karen Mercer Director of Music

August 13, 2017 “In Christ Alone” Soloist: Vincent Collotti 

July 30, 2017, “It Is Well” Duet: Polly Mitchell and Art Ritter

July 23, 2017, “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” Soloist: Carmen Muni

July 16, 2017, “The River” by Doerksen. Duet: Douglas McVarish and Karen Mercer

July 9, 2017, Diane Gallagher

July 2, 2017, Art Ritter, America the Beautiful

June 18, 2017 Men’s Choir, Down By the Riverside, Beery & Lee

April 16, 2017, “Hallelujah Chorus”

Special Music is Performed during our Summer Worship (and periodically throughout the program year) from talented church members.

Our CCL License Number is #1795112

December 11, 2016 “Mary and Elizabeth” by Choplin. Duet: Gayle Sanford Edge and Kim Steiner Muni

September 4, 2016 “Children of Eden” by Swartz. Soloist: Polly Mitchell

August 28, 2016 “Gonna Ride Up in the Chariot” arr. Miller. Men’s Choir, featuring Lee Davis, Jeff Hudson, Pete Johnson, Douglas McVarish, Tony Masi, Carmen, Bill Reeves, and Art Ritter

August 14, 2016 “Ave Verum” by Mozart. Soloist: Polly Mitchell 

August 7, 2016 “Blessings” by Laura Story. Soloist: Lila Mahaffy

July 31, 2016 “Amazing Grace” by John Newton. Cello: Art Henderson, Piano, Gloria Henderson-Benson

July 24, 2016 “Just a Closer Walk with Thee” by Patsy Cline. Soloist: Jenni Maienza 

July 17, 2016 “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban. Soloist: Art Ritter

July 10, 2016 “Before You Kneel (A Worker’s Prayer) by Getty and Getty. Soloist: Douglas McVarish

July 3, 2016 “Proud to be an American” by  Lee Greenwood. Soloist: Lee Davis

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Children’s Choir (Pre-School -1st Grade) Directed by Kim Muni


Covenant Ringers

(Karen Mercer, Director)


  • April 9, 2017  All Glory, Laud and Honor  by Dobrinski  (CCLI License #1795112)