Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Commerce

Note: Effective after May 29, FPC's music program will be headed by pianist David Vergara.

Our Music Director James Deaton and Organist Toni Deaton have retired from those duties. Their last day was May 29. Happily, they will continue to be a part of the congregation and, occasionally, provide music. 


Our Music Director (retired)

Dr. James Deaton has served as Director of Music at First Presbyterian for over 20 years. He formerly served as professor of clarinet and Head od the Department of Music at Texas A&M-Commerce.

He holds a Bachelor or Music degree from Union University, a Master of Music degree from East Texas State University and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin.

Our Organist (retired)

Toni Deaton has served as organist and pianist at First Presbyterian for nearly 20 years. Her career was spent teaching public school general music and choir before retirement. She holds a B.M. Ed degree and two master's degrees from East Texas State University (now, Texas A&M University-Commerce). 

Our Pianist

David Vergara

Our Choir

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