Our prayer is that our worship services will provide members and friends with an opportunity to reflect and connect with the power of God. Please take this time to restore your spirit and give thanks.
At First Congregational Church our worship service offers a communal opportunity to learn, to sing, to praise, to reflect, to pray, and to celebrate God’s love. Join us on Sunday for a spiritually uplifting worship service and a family coffee hour that follows downstairs. During the winter, worship services start at 11:00 AM. Nursery care is available for young children and infants. Sunday School for all age groups through high school is held weekly during the regular Sunday service. With the exception of Family Sundays, students attend just the first part of the service with their families (15-20 minutes) and then go to their classes. On Family Sundays, everyone attends the worship service.
Special Worship Services
The church conducts special services for Communion Sundays, Palm Sunday, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. There's also an Outdoor Service held in June in the mountains east of Salt Lake. Details on upcoming special services will be posted here and can also be found in the church newsletter, the Clarion.
The church's organ was first installed in 1892 in the building at 100 South 400 East. When the church moved to its present location, the organ was moved also. The organ was built by Farrand and Votey. When it was originally installed it was the largest in the state with 45 ranks and 70 stops. There were 2,745 pipes in the organ, ranging in size from the large ones, 16 feet tall and a foot in diameter, to those the size of a small pencil. In the previous church building, the decorated pipes, beautiful in color and design, graced the front of the sanctuary. In the present building, the pipes are located behind a wooden lattice. During the installation of the organ some members of the church helped with detail work, such as releathering valves. The console was also replaced.
Opportunities to make and enjoy music abound at First Congregational! The church choir rivals any other, but is always eager to welcome new recruits!
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