The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Christian Church
1515 South Street
Lexington, Missouri 64067

OHS Database ID 2040.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 21, 2019.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 11 stops. 11 registers. 11 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1976. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- According to the 'History' page of the Presbyterian church, the First Christian congregation merged with the Presbyterian congregation at the Presbyterian Church edifice in 2009. The First Christian building was sold in 2011. Status of the organ is unknown. (James Stettner. October 21, 2019)

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Organ case and facade, ca. 1968. Unattribted Photographer. The Tracker, Vol. XII, No. 4, Summer 1968, pg. 5 1968-00-00

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    Lexington, Missouri
    First Christian Church (DoC)
    GEO. KILGEN & SON, Opus ___, ca. 1905
    GREAT (61 notes)                             COUPLERS
       8'  Open Diapason                            Sw. to Ped.
       8'  Melodia                                  Gt. to Ped.
       8'  Dulciana
       4'  Octave                                   Sw. to Gt.
       2'  Super Octave
    SWELL (Expressive) (61 notes)                FOOT TRUNDLES
       8'  Stopped Diapason                         Piano - 
       8'  Salicional
       4'  Violina
       4'  Flute Harmonique                      PEDAL MOVEMENTS
       8'  Oboe Gamba                               Swell Expression             (bal.)
    Pedal (27 notes)
       16' Bourdon
    ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop     REGSITERS: 11     STOPS: 11    RANKS: 11     PIPES: ___
    (Stoplist: from The Tracker 12:4:7)
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