The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Central Seventh-day Adventist Church
100 Sheldon Avenue S.E.
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

OHS Database ID 7233.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 8, 2010.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 17 stops. 17 ranks. 924 pipes.

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. No combination action.

Notes

  • Formerly All Souls Universalist. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. (Database Manager. July 2, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- Chimes, which are playable from a small keyboard below the Great manual, were added to the organ at an unknown date. (Database Manager. April 8, 2010)

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Photographs

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Building Exterior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2009-11-22
Pipe Facade. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Sanctuary, Chancel, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Chancel and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Sanctuary Interior and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Nave. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Stained Glass in Ceiling. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Keydesk. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Keydesk. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Nameplate. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2010-04-07
Church Exterior. Photograph by Chad Boorsma 2019-07-07

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from the console (April 7, 2010).
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    CENTRAL SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH
    
    Johnson & Son    Opus 795    17 ranks    1893
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                     SWELL:                       PEDAL:
        8' Open Diapason 58      8' Open Diapason 58         16' Subbass 27
        8' Melodia 58            8' Stopped Diapason 58      16' Bourdon 27
        8' Dulciana 58           8' Viola 58
        4' Octave 58             4' Flute Harmonique 58     COUPLERS:
        4' Flute d'Amour 58      4' Fugara 58                Swell to Great
    2 2/3' Twelfth 58            2' Flautino 58              Great to Pedal
        2' Fifteenth 58          8' Oboe - Bassoon 58        Swell to Pedal
        8' Trumpet 58               Tremolo 
                                                            OTHER:
    LEVERS ABOVE PEDALBOARD:                                 Blower Signal
        Forte Great (Full Great)                             Pedal Check
        Piano Great (Melodia + Dulciana)
        Great to Pedal Reversible
                                                             
    
    [Received on line from Chad Boorsma April 08, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from the console (April 7, 2010). Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.