Mission Statement

To bring glory to God through a variety of musical mediums and styles and to offer an opportunity for people of all ages to use the gifts God has given them in the ministry of First Church.
Jim Brown, Music Director


Music Participation

The music ministry of First Church encourages participation without audition. If you have a special gift that God is calling you to use in ministry, we can find a place to use it. We are always in need of accompanists, soloists, sound technicians, and equipment care persons. Please contact the church at 319-334-3689 or Jim Brown at 319-334-4845. Or email us!

Blessed Promise Band

“The Blessed Promise Band” is the newest addition to the music ministry at First Church. This instrumental group leads worship once a month. Participation on any instrument is encouraged. The group rehearses once a month at 6:45pm, the Wednesday prior to the Sunday they are playing at church.  September through May.  If you are interested, please contact Janell Scott at 319-334-7282 or Jim Brown at 319-334-4845.

Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir is a spirited group that provides music ministry at the Sunday morning service and other special events throughout the year. New singers are always welcome at any time. No audition is required. The only requirement is the love of singing and the joy of ministry. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m., September through May. Jim Brown, director. Mary Schubich, accompanist.

Bell Choir

The Bell Choir performs four times a year and rehearses on Wednesdays at 7:45 p.m., September through May. Jim Brown directs this group of Old English Ringers. Anyone interested in bells is encouraged to attend rehearsals. No experience is necessary.

Children’s Choir

The Children’s Choir meets at 6:30pm, the Wednesday prior to the Sunday they are singing.  All children are welcome! Contact Jim Brown at 334-4845.