Are you a secret bass player? Did you once play in a garage/school/rock band? Well…. we’d like to know who you are. The Music Committee is compiling a list of people who might be willing and able to provide assistance, of a temporary nature, with music as we expand our worship
On December 15th the Chancel Choir will be singing “Shepherd Story” and “African Noel” for worship! Be sure to come to hear the story of how the shepherds learned from the angel that they should go to Bethlehem. Once there, they found the baby lying in a manger with Mary
It is with joy and anticipation that we welcome the PSU Man Choir to our Service of Worship on November 10th.
Now in its second year after beginning in the fall of 2012 a group of volunteers that are called Ambassadors for First Church was formed. These ambassadors are available to welcome people in the music groups that use our church as their venue. They help performers become acclimated to our
A Taize service will be held this Sunday starting at 5:00 pm in the Chapel. This unique worship experience will surround you with contemplative music, quiet reflection, prayer, singing, and great fellowship. The service lasts about 45 minutes and it will include piano and vocal leadership of the music. Bring
Oregon Repertory Singers is 40 years old and are celebrating with this GIANT of a work on October 18 and 20 here in the First Church Sanctuary. Richard Zeller sings the role of Elijah and our own Deborah Benke sings with him. Plus, the entire Vancouver Symphony will be playing.
This fall the Chancel Choir is singing three of Benjamin Britten’s best known choral works celebrating the centennial of his birth. Britten was one of the 20th century’s foremost composers writing works in many musical mediums including choir, orchestra, opera, and instrumental and vocal solos. He was frequently commissioned by
The Sanctuary Bells are off to a great beginning this fall with nine ringers. The Sanctuary Bells would enjoy having any ringers that might be interested in joining the group join them on Monday evenings in Room 202 from 7:00 – 9:00. On October 27th they are playing “A Festive
Jason Sabino is new to Portland from the Southern California area. Originally from the Philippines, Jason moved to the U.S. when he was eight. He began his music studies while in college. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in choral music from the University of Southern California where he