Music Ministry

Music Ensembles

Trinity offers a wide variety of musical groups that perform at our Saturday evening and Sunday worship services. Trinity is blessed to have members who offer their talents through solos, duos, and/or small ensembles.

Celebration Praise Band

Trinity’s Celebration Praise Band lend their musical talents to lead the church during Sunday morning contemporary worship. A group of talented singers, accompanied by guitar, bass, keyboard, and drums have been performing praise and worship music together for over 15 years.

Under the direction of MaryRose Clark

Rehearsal Schedule

Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. and arrives at church early on Sunday morning to prepare for three to four Sundays each month at the 9:15 a.m. service.

Handbell Choirs

The Handbell Ministry is a tradition that offers a unique Christian musical experience. Music performances occur during the 10:45 service plus holidays from September through June.

Trinity has four handbell choirs each under the direction of Jill Fedon.

Rehearsal Schedule

  • Brick Church Ringers for Adults: Tuesdays at 8:00 pm
  • Agape Ringers for Adults: Thursdays at 7:30 pm
  • Trinity Ringers for Students: Grades 7-12, Tuesdays at 7:00 pm
  • Peace Ringers for Students: Grades 3-6, Thursdays at 5:30 pm

Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir is a four-part harmony choir comprised of approximately 20 women and men who offer traditional, contemporary, and gospel music every Sunday at the 10:45 service. The music is often accompanied by flutes, trumpets, trombones, bells, violin, and percussion.

Under the direction of MaryRose Clark

Rehearsal Schedule

  • Practices are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Choir Room.
  • Chancel Choir for Adults: Thursdays at 7:30 PM
  • Music Makers for Students: Grades 4-8, Mondays at 7:00 pm
  • Littlest Angels for Children: Grades K-3, Mondays at 5:30 pm

Interested in joining a music ensemble? New members are always welcome to all of our groups!

Contact the church office and speak with someone who can help

Youth Praise Band (YPB)

The Youth Praise Band (YPB) includes 7th to 12th-grade high school students. They play at special events such as the Hackettstown Street Fair, the Hackettstown Spring Festival, Hackettstown Memorial Day Parade, Relay For Life, and other churches as well.

Under the direction of Gretchen Sundstrom-Smith

Rehearsal Schedule

Every Thursday evening from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. inside the Trinity House from September through June. YPB leads the music for the 9:15 a.m. contemporary worship service once a month from October to June.

Littlest Angels

Children in kindergarten through 3rd grade are introduced to the joys of music through singing, dancing, and playing instruments. They share God’s love and message by singing in church about once a month, on Christmas Eve, and for special occasions. The Littlest Angels also perform at two local nursing homes during the year.

Under the direction of Karen Reed since 2001.

Mrs. Reed has a music degree from Wittenberg University and enjoys working with children, helping them to feel loved and welcome in this music group.

Rehearsal Schedule

The Littlest Angels meet on Mondays from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. in the Music Room from September to June.

Music Makers

The Music Makers is a choir of young singers who range from 4th to 8th grade. Traditional, contemporary, and gospel anthems provide the opportunity for these musicians to grow spiritually and musically. A variety of musical instruments are often featured like brass, reeds, Caribbean rhythm, and even train whistle sounds that are included in their joyful anthems. This group performs for the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service monthly from September through June.

Under the direction of Karen Reed.

Rehearsal Schedule

Mondays from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Music Room

The Americana Troupe

The Americana Troupe plays and sings a wide variety of gospel, old-time, bluegrass, and country-flavored songs for worship services, local senior centers, and other organizations in the greater Warren and Morris County areas. They enjoy arranging favorite hymns that feature acoustic, strings, and the accordion for listeners to sing and tap their toes to.

For additional information, contact John Gray Reed or their Facebook page.

Means of Grace and Ten Simple Rules at SNW

Youth and adults express their love for Jesus through contemporary Christian rock music. The high-energy quintet helps rock the house for our weekly Saturday Night Worship service.

Interested in joining a music ensemble? New members are always welcome to all of our groups!

Contact the church office and speak with someone who can help