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Music

Music Programs

Setauket Presbyterian Church carries a long standing tradition of fun, fellowship, and spiritual enrichment. The choirs are an inspirational way of expressing our thanks and praise to God. Everyone is invited to experience and explore their faith musically.

Music is an important part of life. It can be inspiring, moving, or uplifting. Here at SPC, music is equally important in worship as a complement to scripture readings, sermons, and prayers. Henry Giles says, “A song will outlive all sermons in the memory.”

The SPC Choir and the Bell Choir invite you to experience the joy and camaraderie of “making music.” If you love to sing, then join the SPC Choir on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. in the Choir Loft (right before Sunday service). If you can keep a beat and can count, then you may want to try your hand in the Hand Bell Choir on Thursday evenings at 7:15 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Both choirs are open to junior and senior high youth and adults alike. Younger singers, ages 4-12, are invited to join the Children’s Choir on Sunday mornings at 8:30 a.m.

We are not looking for expert musicians (although that would be great!) and we are not looking for perfection. As Johann Sebastian Bach once said, “The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.”

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SPC Choir

The SPC Choir rehearses Sunday mornings at 8:00AM and sings at Sunday 9:30AM services as well as other special occasions. The repertoire of the choir includes a balance of classical pieces to the latest Contemporary Christian anthems. The music is generally not too difficult, and help is available for those pieces which are more challenging. New members ages 13 and older are encouraged to join.

 

Membership: Teens to Retirees
Rehearsals: Sundays 8:00AM

Handbell Choir

The fun-loving, hard-working, handbell choir meets regularly on Friday evenings. It enhances the Sunday morning services periodically, and is occasionally asked to provide music for community events. If you know how to count, you too can join this companionable group.

Membership: Teens to Retirees
Rehearsals: Friday at 7:15 PM

Children's Choir

The Children’s Choir is open to all children who love music. It rehearses Sundays mornings in the Parlor and sings periodically at church services and other special events from September to June. The children who participate learn the value and feel the joy of traditional and contemporary church music.

Membership: 4 years to 12 years
Rehearsals: Sundays 8:30AM

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