Brad Cresswell Sermon for November 11, 2018

Today is a day of celebration. It’s Veteran’s Day, the day we honor those who fought for our country to preserve and protect our rights. It’s the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, which lends an even greater significance to the Holiday today. It’s also a day of...

The Pipe Organ is Back!

The pipes and console of the newly rebuilt pipe organ are back in the sanctuary!  For six months we have supported congregational singing with the piano while we awaited the organ’s return.  Although my hands have been busy, I am now dusting off my feet, and am...

History of St. Paul’s Pipe Organ

The pipe organ at St. Paul’s was first installed in 1928 as a “12 stop, 700 pipe, 2 manual” organ by the Estey Company of Vermont as their Opus #2724.  It was one of 3,200 pipe organs the company built, most being fairly standardized 2 manual instruments.  It replaced...

Organ Update

Here is the June Update on the organ remodel.  Vestry has authorized the contract for HVAC.  We were anticipating $50,000 to $60,000.  We brought the price down to $37,000.  The original plan called for HVAC (heat, ventilation, & air conditioning) in an isolated...

Organ Rebuild Coming

The vestry has authorized the contract for the organ rebuild.  Work will begin this Spring after Easter Sunday.  The work will be done by Muller Pipe Organ Company, who has always been responsible for tuning and maintenance. Why are we rebuilding the organ?  We...