The First-Plymouth Choir is an 80-voice adult choir which sings weekly for the 10:30 a.m. worship service.
All adults and all high school-aged students are invited to this new opportunity to sing praises to God.
ALLELUIA! welcomes young children to explore and nurture their creative and spiritual gifts by sharing music.
Plymouth Ringers is a group of dedicated handbell ringers who participate in worship services once a month.
The Summit String Quartet is in residence at First-Plymouth, contributing in worship throughout the year.
First Congregational Church,
organized in 1866, was the first church to settle in Lincoln, Nebraska. Its second church building was dedicated in 1887.
This organ, built for First-Plymouth Congregational Church, and for all
of the people of Lincoln, is the
Magnum Opus in our 121 years of
The carillon is an extraordinary musical instrument with a history as rich as it is long. For more than five centuries, the carillon has been a voice for the hopes, aspirations and joys of humankind.
TOM TRENNeY, Minister of music
Tom Trenney serves as Minister of Music to First-Plymouth, guiding four adult choirs, accompanying the congregation on the magnificent Lied Organ, leading First-Plymouth's music outreach through Abendmusik, and even preaching for worship services. Tom also serves on the choral faculty at Doane College and as Music Director of sounding light- a chamber choir which he founded in 2003 in Southeastern Michigan. A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Eastman School of Music, Tom is grateful for his teachers and mentors, especially Anton Armstrong, David Davidson, David Higgs, William Weinert, Anne Wilson, and Todd Wilson.
Rebecca Shane joined the First-Plymouth Music Staff in December 2009. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Vocal Performance. While at the university she studied voice in the studio of Donna Harler-Smith and performed extensively with the UN-L opera department. She has performed with the Omaha Symphony and the Lincoln Symphony in works including Mozart's Requiem, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Vivaldi's Gloria, and Thompson's Nativity According to Saint Luke. Other oratorio credits include Mozart's Coronation Mass, Bach's Magnificat, and Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass.