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St. John's Lutheran Church
5810 S. Meadowlane Rd.
Spokane, Washington 99224

OHS Database ID 64812.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 1, 2019.

Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 13 stops. 24 registers. 13 ranks. 800 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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, right.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. No enclosed divisions. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • This was the relocating of the existing organ, without tonal or mechanical changes, to the new facility in the Latah Valley. (James Stettner. September 1, 2019)

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Front of sanctuary with displayed pipes. James M. Wallrabenstein 2013-01-27
Console and exposed pipes. James M. Wallrabenstein 2013-01-27

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  • Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from the console ca. 1998
    Spokane, Washington
    St. John's Lutheran Church
    WICKS, Opus 5472, 1975
    Wicks, Opus 5472A, 1993 - Addition of 4' Rohr Schalmei
    Wicks, Opus 5472B, 2009 - moving and Re-installation
    MANUAL I                                     COUPLERS
       8     Principal                  12          Manual II to Pedal            [8]
       8     Gedeckt     [wood]         61          Manual I  to Pedal            [8]
       8     Erzähler             (Sw)  –-
       4     Prestant                   61          Manual II to Manual I      16,[8],4
       4     Spill Flöte                61
       2     Flach Flöte                61
       II    Mixture                    61       FINGER PISTONS
       8     Trompette            (II)  –-          General                       1 - 4
             Chimes             (prep)  –-          0
    MANUAL II                                    TOE STUDS
       8     Rohr Flöte                 61          Gr. to Pedal                  (rev)
       8     Erzähler                   61          Sforzando                     (rev)
       8     Erzähler Celeste     (tc)  49
       4     Nachthorn                  61
       4     Erzähler                   12       PEDAL MOVEMENTS
       2     Klein Principal            61          Crescendo                    (bal.)
       1-1/3 Larigot              (Nh)  12
       8     Trompette                  61
       4     Rohr Schalmei      (1993)  61
       Manual II to Manual II 16'
       Manual II Unison Off
       Manual II to Manual II 4'
                                                 ACTION: Direct-Electric ™
       16    Sub Bass                   32       STOPS: 13
       8     Principal Bass        (I)  –-
       8     Rohr Flöte           (II)  –-       REGISTERS: 24
       4     Choral Bass           (I)  –-
       4     Flute     [RF}       (II)  –-       RANKS: 13
       16    Trompette            (II)  12
       4     Clarion              (II)  –-       PIPES: 800
    The organ is installed across a full-width ledge across the back wall above the
    choir loft. All pipework is exposed and non-expressive. The Manual II 4' Rohr
    Schalmei was added in 1993 and utilized the Manual II Tremolo drawknob. That
    function has been moved to a reversible button. The Manual II 1-1/3' Larigot
    is an extension of the 4' Nachthorn, and the top 7 notes repeat. The Manual I,
    II Mixture is an independent quint rank played with the 2' Flach Flöte.
    Sources: Wicks opus list: James R. Stettner; extant organ
    St. John's Lutheran Church
    W. 2 3rd Ave.
    Spokane,  WA.  99204
    (509) 747-0984                               Documented: 1998
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from the console ca. 1998 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.