Music plays a very important part of the worship experience at First
Presbyterian in Bedford. Mary Hardesty, our director of music,
conducts the Chancel Choir. She does a wonderful job picking out
beautiful and insightful anthems supporting the current lectionary
The Chancel Choir rehearses at 9:00 a.m. Sunday mornings during the
school year. Anyone interested in singing is welcome to join
church is so blessed to have a three octave set of Schulmerich
handbells. Mike Alexander is the director of this all volunteer
group. We rehearse at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings during the
school year. The group performs in worship five or six times
during the litergical year including Christmas Eve and Easter. We
have also performed at the Community Thanksgiving Service for the past
several years. If you would like to ring, please join us.
Musical experience is helpful, but if you have none, we will train you.
During the summer months we are blessed with
the musical talents of several members of our congregation. We
have vocal solos, small ensembles, instrumental ensembles, even guitar
"Shout for joy to the LORD, all the
Worship the LORD with gladness; come before
him with joyful songs."
Psalms 100:1-2 (NIV)