Social Justice Music Workshop With Mark Miller

The Chancel Choir and musical friends from around Chicago gathered for a choral workshop at GCC to sing music of social justice with composer/conductor/singer/organist Mark Miller.  Mr. Miller spent the weekend with us for a Saturday morning workshop, then directed and accompanied a Sunday worship service featuring music he composed.  The service celebrated the ministry […]

An Organ October!

Join us for Organ Month in October!  We will celebrate the recent cleaning, tonal revisions and refurbishment by Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders as well as the 20th Anniversary of its installation by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders. THE ORGAN IS A POWERFUL AND VITAL PARTNER ON OUR SPIRITUAL JOURNEY Each Sunday we will explore the many […]

A Historic Pipe Organ For the Commons – Wicks, Op. 1751

We are pleased to introduce the addition of a special instrument to our new Commons. When construction began last year, discussions of the use of this new space and potential musical instruments to support its programming included the idea of installing a small pipe organ.  Goals of having such a unique instrument in the Commons include, […]

Organ Update: The Pipes Are In the House & More

Since the end of April, most of our 3865 organ pipes have been in the factory for cleaning and repairs.  They are ready to be returned to the organ chambers, tuned and voiced (adjusted for balance within each rank of pipes, balance among ranks of pipes, etc.), which will take a majority of the month of […]