The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Methodist Church
Garden Grove, California

OHS Database ID 21319.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 11, 2008.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 50 stops. 36 registers. 48 ranks.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 11, 2008)

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-16
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-16
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2001-01-16

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  • Stoplist from The Diapason October 1968
            Garden Grove, California
            First Methodist Church
            Reuter   Op. 1489   1966   3/48
            GREAT			       POSITIV
        16' Quintaton         61	    8' Gedeckt	   61
         8' Principal         61	    8' Quintaton   GT
         8' Bourdon           61	    4' Principal   61
         8' Flute             SW        4' Koppelflöte 61
         8' Gamba             SW    2 2/3' Nasard      61
         4' Octave            61	    2' Blockflöte  61
         4' Nachthorn         61	1 3/5' Tierce      49
         2' Super Octave      61	   IV  Scharf     244
        IV  Mixture          244	    8' Krummhorn   61
         8' Trompette         61	       Tremolo
            SWELL			       Unison Off
        16' Rohrflöte         61	       Super
         8' Rohrflöte         12
         8' Viola             61	       PEDAL
         8' Viola Celeste     54	   16' Principal   32
         8' Flute             61	   16' Bourdon     32
         8' Gamba             61	   16' Quintaton   GT
         4' Gemshorn          61	   16' Rohrflöte   SW
         4' Lieblichflöte     61	    8' Octave      32
         2' Italian Principal 61	    8' Spitzflöte  32
     1 1/3' Larigot           61	    8' Rohrflöte   SW
         V  Mixture          305	    4' Choralbass  32
        16' Fagot		  61	    4' Spitzflöte  12
         8' Oboe Schalmei     61	    2' Spitzflöte  12
         4' Clarion		  61	   IV  Mixture    128
    	Tremolo			   16' Posaune     32
    	Sub			   16' Fagot       SW
    	Unison Off		    8' Posaune     12
    	Super			    8' Fagot	   SW
    				    4' Fagot	   SW
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield July 12, 2012]
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