"A Sanctuary in the City… Living Faith"

2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of the 1970 installation of the Casavant Frères Pipe Organ, Op. 3067, and we have a year-long list of events to celebrate! You’ll find more information on our Facebook Page, Events tab, and bulletin closer to the individual events.

  • Sunday, Jan. 26, 4:00 p.m. – Choral Evensong with Organ Rededication featuring choir and organ
  • Monday, Feb. 10, 7:00 p.m. –  Organ Recital featuring chapter members of the American Guild of Organists
  • Sunday, Feb. 16, 4:00 p.m. – Vox Humana concert of works for organ and voice, featuring the FPC Choral Scholars
  • Sunday, March 15, 4:00 p.m – Organ Recital featuring Dr. Norah Duncan of Wayne State University
  • Sunday, April 26, 4:00 p.m. – Organ Petting Zoo Tour following worship
  • Sunday, May 17, 4:00 p.m.  – Organ Recital featuring Prof. Marilyn Ossentjuk of Western Michigan University with WMU organ students
  • Monday, June 1, 7:00 p.m. – Bach Around the Block “organ crawl” as part of Kalamazoo Bach Festival
  • Friday/Saturday, June 5 & 6 – Summer Sounds – Doors open to church during KIA Art Fair featuring area organists
  • Friday, July 10 – Summer Sounds – Doors open to church during Art Hop featuring area organists
  • Friday, August 7, 7:00 p.m. – HymnFest  concert featuring former FPC Organist Elizabeth Bruce
  • September 13, 4:00 p.m. – Organ Recital featuring Dr. John Sherer of Fourth Presbyterian Church Chicago (also featured during morning worship) in collaboration with the Gilmore Keyboard Festival
  • Sunday, October 25, 4:00 p.m. –  Halloween Spooktacular concert and “Trunk or Treat” event featuring FPC Organist Michael Montgomery (All are invited to wear costumes!)
  • Sunday, November 1, 4:00 p.m. – All Saints Day Concert of the Fauré Requiem featuring choir, organ and orchestra (performed at organ dedication in 1970)
  • Sunday, November 22, 4:00 p.m. – Sound the Trumpet! concert of works for organ and brass in collaboration with the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music
  • Sunday, December 13, 6:00 p.m. – Advent Vespers Service with the Rutter Gloria featuring choir, organ and brass