35 West Chelten Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144

P: 215.843.8811 - F: 888.333.5032

E: [email protected]

Service Time

Sundays 10:00-11:00am


First Church Concert Series


Music is a fair and glorious gift of God. I am strongly persuaded that after theology, there is no art which can be placed on the level with music. -Martin Luther

Song Recital

Inauguration of the Barbara L. Russell Memorial Piano
Viewing of Violet Oakley’s Great Women of the Bible Murals
Sunday at 4 p.m., October 1, 2017
Evelyn Santiago, soprano
Margaret Mezzacappa, mezzo soprano
Ted W. Barr, piano, & Geraldine Rice, viola
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Messiah Concert

Germantown Oratorio Choir & Orchestra
Sunday at 4 p.m., December 3, 2017
Free-will offering.
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Brahms Festival Concert

A German Requiem and Alto Rhapsody
Germantown Oratorio Choir
Evelyn Santiago, soprano
Margaret Mezzacappa, mezzo soprano
Robert Phillips, baritone
Gayle Martin and Ted W. Barr, piano
Sunday at 4 p.m., March 18, 2018
Free-will offering.
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Organ Recital

The McLean Memorial Pipe Organ
F. Anthony Thurman, organ
Sunday at 4 p.m., May 20, 2018 — POSTPONED DUE TO ONGOING ORGAN REPAIRS
Free-will offering.


The First Presbyterian Church in Germantown receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


For more information about concerts at First Church, please contact Music Director F. Anthony Thurman at [email protected].