“The purposes of The Cathedral Choir are to glorify God by bringing together individuals for annual renditions of G. F. Handel’s oratorio, “The Messiah”… by promoting Christian fellowship among choir members, and by contributing the net proceeds of concerts to the work of local Christian charitable organizations…” Articles of Association of the Cathedral Choir


100% of our concert offering is donated to our board designated recipient.

This year our beneficiary is Pillar College in Newark, the only accredited evangelical college in NJ. Our hope is that this private, Christian college becomes more well-known, especially among Christians. 
“Pillar is an undergraduate and graduate institution of higher learning that is faithful to classical Christianity, grounded on the authority of God’s Word, and committed to challenging Christians to serve Christ with passion and purpose. Pillar College is rooted in and committed to Christian faith and love, and fosters intellectual, spiritual, and social development among its diverse student population at various instructional sites throughout the world. Providing an array of practical majors and concentrations, Pillar College prepares students for future job success.”


Past beneficiaries include:

  • 2019 – New Hope Community Ministries
  • 2018 – Star of Hope Ministries
  • 2017 – Expect Hope
  • 2016 – New City Kids Paterson
  • 2015 – The Bergen County Chapter of Young Life
  • 2014 – The Market Street Mission
  • 2013 – The Jericho Road Shelter
  • 2012 – The Holland Christian Home & The First Choice Women’s Resource Center
  • 2011 – The Florence Christian Home & The Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center
  • 2010 – The Christian Health Center
  • 2009 – Eastern Christian School Association, Hawthorne Christian Academy, Netherlands Reformed Christian School, North Jersey Home Schoolers Association, & Trinity Christian School