Organ Updates

Worship Celebration Service

Sunday, October 28 at 11:00 am

The service on the 28th to celebrate our new pipe organ will feature the choirs and instrumentalists of Riverside Presbyterian music ministry.

10:30 - 11:00 am

Pre-service music featuring Riverside Presbyterian Church Handbell Choir directed by Dave Tuttle. Lois Gurney, Riverside Presbyterian organist, will play a program of organ pieces on the new Colby pipe organ.

11:00 am - Noon

The Worship Celebration service will feature several guest musicians.

Guest Musicians are:

Andy Clarke, previous organist/director at Riverside Presbyterian for 32 years. Andy was commissioned to write an organ piece for the new pipe organ. Andy will accompany on the organ his own choral composition Sometimes a Light Surprises sung by the combined choirs.

The Don Thompson Chorale

Hugh Patterson, Director of the Don Thompson Chorale, will serve as guest choral director for this service directing the combined choirs of Riverside Presbyterian Church Chancel and Celebration choirs and the Don Thompson Chorale.

The River City Brass

The River City Brass along with Lois Gurney at the organ, will accompany three hymns of praise sung by the combined choirs and congregation during the worship service. 

Other distinguished guests are:

Mr. Roger Colby, pipe organ builder

Mr. John Parkyn, organ consultant

Special recognition of the donors that made the new organ possible.