125th Anniversary Free Public Tour & Short Organ Concert | Palo Alto
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First Palo Alto United Methodist Church | 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
In celebration of its 125th Anniversary, Palo Alto First United Methodist Church is inviting the community to tour its facility and enjoy a short organ concert presented by its noted organist, Diane Keller. The tour and concert together take 1 hour. and begin in the Patio Room, accessed from Hamilton Ave. Three such events are scheduled throughout the year.
Learn how the Sanctuary was constructed, what prior church buildings existed on this site, and how the histories of this church and Palo Alto are related. Visit the Chapel, main Sanctuary, lower level facilities, Memorial Garden, and both levels of the Education-Administration building. The Sanctuary visit includes presentations on the building’s construction, histories of the Speidel and antiphonal organs and their features, and the organ concert. Learn about the wide range of church and community activities that occur on Sundays and all week long, about how this congregation and facility serve the community and the world. Get answers to your questions. Enjoy refreshments and conversation following the tour.
Whether you are new to the community, have lived here for many years but only viewed the church from the outside, or have attended services or participated in its many activities for many years, you will learn something new and interesting!
Categories: Live Music, Walks & Tours