“Excellence in all things and all things to the glory of God"

FPC’s Music Ministry opens eyes and ears to the majesty and glory of God through inspiring music.

Children's Music Ministry

Join us for choir! It is a wonderful way to place scripture in your children's heart forever. Using creative teaching and quality literature, our Children's Choirs strive to provide a fun environment for children to learn the basic music skills needed for beautiful singing and worship leadership.

Current season is September – December and January – April. To request more information about our children's choirs, please contact Michael Palmisano at 904-354-8439.

Student Music Ministry

Jubilation Student Choir

For grades 6–12. Join us for fun, fellowship and great music. Rehearsals are Sunday’s following worship in the choir room. To request more information about our youth choir, please contact Sonny Stroud at 354-8439 x106.

Adult Music Ministry

Chancel Choir

FPC’s Chancel Choir helps to lead the Sunday worship services every week at FPC. Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm in the choir room. If you would like to sing with the FPC Chancel Choir, please contact the church's music office at 354-8439 x106. In addition to Sunday Worship, the choir presents special programs at Easter, 4th of July and Christmas.

Nursery Care is available during most rehearsals with required reservations made at least 24 hours in advance.

Other groups include: Young Adult Ensemble, Ladies Ensemble & Men’s Quartet

Handbell Choir

First Bells rehearses on Thursdays, 6:30–7:30 pm in Williams Bldg 105.

Student Instrumental Ensemble

Rehearsals are every Thursday at 6:30 PM at UNF. Contact Brian Osborne at 535-4122 for more info.

Music Staff

  • Rev. Hudson H. (Sonny) Stroud, Jr. - Minister of Music
  • Dana Stroud - Organist/Music Associate
  • Brian Osborne - Director of Instrumental Music
  • Michael Palimisano - Student Intern Assistant