Celebrate the Organ

Celebrate the Organ

Praise him with tambourine and dance;

    praise him with strings and pipe! -Psalm 150:4


  • Did you know that Hood Memorial has had a pipe organ since 1923?
  • Did you know that our organ was built by one of the finest American organ builders?
  • Did you know that Skinner organs are known for their tone and quality sounds?
  • Did you know that the Ladies Society of the Christian Church of Dunn, NC are the ones that spear-headed the efforts to get an organ in their new sanctuary and were responsible for seeing that the organ was paid for?
  • Did you know that it took twenty years to pay off the organ (when a final settlement was reached in 1943)?
  • Did you know that the original cost of the organ was around $7500 in 1923?  And the 1999 appraisal for replacement of the organ would be $200,000?

As we celebrate the 130th year of ministry as the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dunn, NC, we also recognize the incredible gift of music and the treasure of history that we have in our pipe organ.  We have had some amazing musicians play the pipe organ and lead us to experience God’s greatness in magnificent ways.  We are honored to praise God through the sound of the pipes each Sunday. Praise be to our Lord for the many hands that have played the keys, the many hands that raised money to pay for the instrument and its maintenance, and for all of the creative minds that have joined together through the years to ensure we are able to praise our God together in such a special way.

Join us this Sunday for our Organ Concert at 5:00 PM in the Sanctuary.  We are honored to welcome Dr. Andrew Scanlon, a talented organist and professor of keyboards at East Carolina University.  His gift of music will truly touch our community and honor our God.  Tell a friend about the treasure of history in our community and invite them to join us.

Miss the sermon this week?

Read it here: Un-busy: Focus

Tuesday Night Small Group Study

The Bible is more revelatory, revolutionary, and relevant than you ever imagined. But too often people butcher it with stilted literalism and stifling interpretations. Join us Tuesday, April 2 at 6:15 as pastor/author Rob Bell’s “What is the Bible?” helps us discover how the Bible has more to offer than you ever imagined!

More Details

This Week:

Tuesday, March 26th, 6:15 pm Small group
Tuesday, March 26th, am/pm DWM Workday
Wednesday, March 27th, 1:30 pm Prayer & Inspiration
Wednesday, March 27th, 2:30 pm 130th Anniversary Planning team meeting
Wednesday, March 27th, 6:00 pm Choir Practice
Thursday, March 28th, 3:00 pm Ladles of Love, Meal preparation
Thursday, March 28th, 4:00 pm Ladles of Love, Meal delivery
Sunday, March 31st, 11:00 am Worship; Baptism Class Continues (10:00 am & 4:00 pm)
Sunday, March 31st, 5:00 pm Organ Concert

Upcoming Events:
April 13th, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Easter Egg Hunt/Fellowship at the home of Joanie & Jason Williams
April 26th, Lunch: Fundraising BBQ
April 27th, NC Regional Assembly, Barton College, Wilson, NC


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