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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

December 24, 2017 (Christmas Eve) Christmas Gloria  by Davies. Flutist: Joanne Pulaski (CCLI License # 1795112)

December 24, 2017 (Christmas Eve) O Come, O Come Emmanuel by Marchand. Flutist: Joanne Pulaski (CCLI License # 1795112)

December 24, 2017 (4th Sunday of Advent) Baby, What You Goin’ to Be by Sleeth (CCLI License # 1795112)

December 17, 2017 Will There Be Room? by Patterson (CCLI License # 1795112)

December 10, 2017 Christmas Kumbaya by Althouse (CCLI License # 1795112)

December 3, 2017 Sing Noel! Ring the Christmas Bell by Liebergen (CCLI License # 1795112)

November 26, 2017 Get All Excited to See the King by Drennan (CCLI License # 1795112)

November 19, 2017 We Come Rejoicing by Martin and Paige (CCLI License # 1795112)

November 5, 2017 Celtic Communion  by Hayes. Penny Whistle: Douglas McVarish  (CCLI License # 1795112)

October 29, 2017 A Might Fortress by Luther (CCLI License # 1795112)

October 22, 2017 Majesty by Hayford (CCLI License # 1795112)

October 15, 2017 (CCLI License # 1795112)

October 1, 2017 (CCLI License # 1795112)

September 24, 2017 (CCLI License # 1795112)

September 17, 2017 (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

December 17, 2017 “Little Drummer Boy” Duet: Jeff Hudson and Art Ritter

September 17, 2017 “Reformation Hymn” – Intergenerational Choir

September 3, 2017 “Operator” Soloist: Jenni Maienza

August 27, 2017 “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” Penny Whistle: Douglas McVarish, Piano: Mike Rugge

August 20, 2017 “Joy in the Journey” Soloist: Charles Whitman

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)