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Talk Like an Organist (Part Three)

We are working through the description of the instrument that CB Fisk is constructing for us: “a 3 manual tracker instrument of 39 stops in an eclectic tonal style.” If you have been following along, you can now explain to your neighbor or anyone else...

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Talk Like an Organist (Part Two)

We have contracted with CB Fisk Organbuilder to build a “3 manual tracker instrument of 39 stops in an eclectic tonal style.”  In the last article we started to define terms in that sentence so that we might better understand. In fact, here is the...

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Talk Like an Organist (Part One)

If you fire up your internet and look at http://www.cbfisk.com/instruments/opus_153 you'll see a picture of Wesley! Hopefully soon that will be replaced by a picture of the model of our Grace. You'll read that we have contracted with CB Fisk Organbuilders to build a “3 manual...

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Organ Model

Allow me to introduce you to Grace, Fisk Op 153. Isn't she lovely? This is a picture of the model of our Chancel area and instrument. The model is in the Fisk workshop. She was designed to look as if she had always been a part...

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Patience, Graciousness, Praise and more Patience

On the weekend of May 4-6, I was able to visit Philadelphia for the installation of Fisk's Op 150 in Christ Church. I am thankful to have had this experience. It taught me a great deal and made me anticipate even more the time when...

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Fisk Organ Workshop Visit

All eight members of Wesley's organ committee were able to travel to the Fisk workshop in Gloucester, MA April 5-7 to advance the progress of our instrument. The main goal of the trip was to give feedback and input toward the visual design. The model...

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Our New Organ!

We are excited to have signed a contract with CB Fisk of Gloucester, MA to build our new organ. It will be a three manual tracker instrument designed to support congregational singing, accompany the choirs and offer a a voice sharing the Gospel with energy,...

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Final Sanctuary Update

God is so good! After 8 months of countless hours of prayer, meetings, construction, and cleaning, we were able to worship in our newly remodeled Sanctuary on Nov. 19th, 2017. The tornado on March 6th was a shock to our congregation, but we chose to...

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August Update

Hi everyone, for this month's update we made you a video!  Check it out at the end of the post to see a walk through of all the progress and updates to come.  This month has shown us a lot of visual progress now that...

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July Update

We have seen a lot of progress on the sanctuary repairs and updates in the last few weeks. Latest updates include all stone work repair being finished; this includes the outside of the building as well as repairs to the chapel, education wing, and temple...

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