Our music ministries, led by gifted professional music staff, include a talented chancel choir and a handbell choir that add a great deal to worship. Guest musicians are frequently invited to enhance worship. New members are always welcome in our vocal and bell choirs, which regularly practice on Wednesday Evenings.
Interested in choir, but can’t commit? On months with a Fifth Sunday, anyone who enjoys singing is invited to arrive early before Worship (10:30 am), practice the anthem with the choir and then join the choir for the anthem during the service.
Bell Choir: 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays
Chancel Choir: 7:00 p.m. Wednesdays
The current pipe organ housed in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, Brunswick, was installed in 1960-61. The organ is housed in two large hard surface chambers forming the back wall of the chancel area. All pipes are under expression and are controlled from a two manual console equipped with forty memory channels. The organ was built and installed by the Hillgreen Lane Pipe Organ Company of Alliance, Ohio as its opus 1232. The Hillgreen Lane Pipe organ Company constructed over 1300 pipe organs during its long history. Currently the pipe organ is under the care of the A. E. Schuleter Pipe Organ Co. When installed in 1960-61, only eleven ranks of pipes were included under terms of the initial contract. Over the years, additional ranks were installed as show in the current specifications.
First Presbyterian Church Pipe Organ Specifications
Hillgreen Lane Pipe Organ Opus 1232 – 1960/1961
Two Manual & Pedal Organ: Great-Swell-Pedal
Usual Couplers – 40 Memory Channels
All pipes are under expression – Mayland Chimes
2017 Specification Detail
|8 Diapason||8 Geigen Principal||16 Bourdon|
|8 Hohlflote||8 Gedeckt||16 Dulciana|
|8 Dulciana||8 Salicional||8 Bass Flute|
|8 Unda Maris||8 Voix Celeste||8 Dolce|
|4 Principal||4 Flute Harmonique||4 Flute|
|2 Fifteenth||2 2/3 Nazard||16 Oboe|
|III Mixture||2 Flautina||8 Oboe|
|1 3/5 Tierce||4 Oboe|