First United Church of Christ
611 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19603 US
Organ ID: 51157
In 2017, the historic church building, completed in 1832, was given to Reading City Church and First UCC’s endowment of almost $800,000 established the First United Church of Christ Fund at Berks County Community Foundation; the Foundation provides for, among other things, organ and piano tuning, building maintenance, or ministry and outreach for the Reading City Church.
Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Great, Positiv,and Antiphonal are 56 notes. Swell and Choir are 61 notes.
This entry describes alterations to an existing organ. Identified by James R. Stettner, using information from this web site: http://firstchurchrdg.org/organ.html. -- According to the church website, "The pipework for the instrument was more than 55% new, with the remainder being rebuilt from the organs in First Church, (M.P. Möller of Hagerstown, Maryland, 1920 and 1958), and in the former Second United Church of Christ, (Samuel Bohler Organ Company, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1897; M.P.Möller, 1926; Gundling Organ Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1973). First Church and Second Church merged in 1979."