Music & Arts
Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church maintains a long-standing tradition of musical excellence. Under the leadership of our Director of Worship and Music, Alicia McMillan, the music program is vibrant and active, with ministries for children through adults.
On Sunday worship services, you will find that music is an integral part of worship. After all, Martin Luther once referred to music as a precious gift bestowed on people alone to remind them that they are created to praise and magnify the Lord.
At our Classic Service in the Sanctuary, you will enjoy traditional hymns performed by our own organist Alicia McMillan, pianist Bryan Verhoye, and the New Covenant Choir. The Worship Band also performs twice a month with Bryan, Alicia, and the New Covenant Choir to play contemporary hymn arrangements. Some Sundays, Ringers ReJOYce! and/or the children's and youth choirs also perform.
At the Café Worship Service in the Chapel on Sundays at 10:30 am, the Café Worship Band plays inspiring, contemporary songs from some of today's top Christian artists. The worship team is led by RO Smith and consists of a dedicated team of musicians on rotation, which changes from week to week.
New Covenant Choir
The New Covenant Choir performs at the 9:00 am service each Sunday. We also pre-record hymns and special music for our online service. For Easter and Christmas programs, our music ministry is accompanied by members of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra. In addition, the choir has extended its music ministry with nine tours to European countries! For more information, contact Alicia McMillan,
Founded May 1974, the Ringers ReJOYce! English Handbell Ensemble has performed at various venues throughout the San Diego area. Most often, they participate to enhance the Sunday morning worship services and other events at the Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, all to the glory of God. They have 5 octaves of Schulmerich hand bells and 3 octaves of hand chimes. Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings. For more information or to get involved, contact Ann Simoneau,
Listen to some of our previous performances on You Tube by clicking the button below.
Join us each year for our annual grand Christmas Concerts for the Community. This spectacular event brings together the New Covenant Choir and our Children's and Youth Choirs, who are joined by members of the San Diego Symphony. Featuring our own organist Alicia McMillan, pianist Bryan Verhoye, and select solo performances, the evening is filled with favorite carols and orchestral works. The Ringers ReJOYce! English Handbell Ensemble also join in the merriment, directed by Ann Simoneau.
Children & youth choirs
Our new Music and Creative Arts program for children in grades 1-6 is in full swing. Registration for new classes is now open. For more information on the current children's music, drama and art class offering, click here.
Contact: Alicia McMillan, Director of Children and Youth Choirs