Music at Plymouth
When we sing, we pray twice. Join us in worship to see and hear our music program in person! We are committed to a blend of traditional sacred music and new hymns, as well as letting our members offer their spiritual gifts of music through choirs, special music and congregational singing.
Music at Plymouth
Plymouth Congregational Church enjoys a vibrant music program, with a history of inspiring music directors. All members and friends are warmly invited to take part in our music offerings. We are a singing congregation and we welcome a diversity of song. In our pews you will find our primary hymnal, Hymns of Truth and Light. We also use a wide variety of hymn inserts, ranging from traditional and gospel hymns to contemporary songs.
Congregational hymn: All Glory, Laud, and Honor
Our fine all-volunteer Choir invites singers 9th grade and up to join them in singing a wide range of sacred music, from Renaissance to Gospel. This dedicated group rehearses Thursday evenings at 7:30 PM and Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM, September to June. Our Christmas and Easter services are festive highlights of the church year and feature string and brass instrumentalists:
Choir anthem: Alleluia Round
Our Children’s Choir (K-8), integrated with our Children’s Ministry, practices during the Sunday School time and sings in worship near holidays:
Children’s Choir: Hallelu, Praise Ye the Lord
We have many talented musicians in our congregation, and encourage them to offer their musical gifts in worship:
String Ensemble: Pastorale from Corelli’s Christmas Concerto
We sing the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah at Christmas Eve, and we invite the entire congregation to join in:
Open Sing: Hallelujah chorus
Plymouth hosts a variety of concerts as part of our music ministry and as a means of outreach to the wider community. The sanctuary has a fine 2-manual, 18-stop Wissinger tracker pipe organ built in 1987. Opus #7, this organ was Darron Wissinger’s first 2-manual instrument (click here to learn more) and was completed at his Portsmouth, New Hampshire shop. In addition to the pipe organ, we have a Yamaha grand piano in the sanctuary and both are used in services as well as concerts and recitals. If you are interested in using our sanctuary space for a musical event, contact our church office at email@example.com.