Music Ministry

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Worship services at FCC Fort Worth are enhanced every Sunday by beautiful music provided by the chancel choir, handbell choir and children’s choirs. The choirs not only provide music for the church congregation but have also performed all over Fort Worth and as far away as Vermont and New York.



Charles E. Duke
Senior Minister of Music 








Charles E. Duke
Senior Minister of Music

Charles E. Duke has degrees in music from Texas Wesleyan University and Texas Christian University.  He is known for his choirs both at Castleberry High School, where he taught for many years, and at First Christian Church where he has led the music programs for over 40 years.



Mary Mason

Burnside Handbell Choir Director 

Mary Mason has a degree from Texas Wesleyan University. Mary leads the bells in providing special worship music each month.


Jan Shelton
Director of Music for Children & Youth

Jan Shelton has music degrees from Texas Wesleyan University and Texas Christian University. She is retired from the Fort Worth Independent School District.  At First Christian Church she directs three choirs: The Cherub Choir for pre-schoolers ages 4-5, the Choristers for kindergarten – 4th graders, and the Youth Chorale for 5th – 12th graders.