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Old Organ Gets New Lease On Life In Downtown

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St. Mark's completes 8-month refurbishing of organ, sanctuary

Sunday morning will reveal what started over eight months ago: a revitalization and refurbishing of St. Mark's Episcopal Church.   

A service, which is called the Rededication and Consecration of a Church, will start at 10 a.m. Sunday morning. It will include performances of Music Director Emeritus Ed Rieke and current Music Director Joseph Causby on the newly renovated organ. The organ has been refurbished with all new reed stops and also new hand-stenciled pipes to match the original stenciled pipes from the late 1800s.

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