Carillons

On Oct. 27, 1963, the Markham Memorial Carillon was dedicated at a 2:30 p.m. concert also by Lester Groom. The carillon was given in memory of William and Carrie Markham by their children: Maurice, Miriam and Ralph.


The Markham Carillon remained in use until the mid-1990's at which time parts necessary for repair became increasingly difficult to find and the sound quality deteriorated. The family of Margaret Boyd used her memorial gifts to rebuild the drum mechanism in1995. The Markham-Boyd carillon lasted until 2003. At this point, it could no longer be repaired. Mrs. Kay Parkin gifted the church with a new state-of-the-art carillon in memory of her mother, Margaret Norton, in 2004. It comes from Schulmerich, Inc. and is the Novabell Generation model which operates with digital autobel cards. A tribute to 21st Century technology.

 

News Flash

Last Sunday of the Month

 

One worship service only

10:45 a.m. Blended Worship

 
Traditional Service at 8:30

We have added a traditional worship service at 8:30 on Sunday mornings. Our 10:45 service is still a contemporary/blended service. Come and join us for worship!

 
Food Pantry
A reminder that there is an increasing need for donations to the Food Pantry.  We are serving 100-plus persons each week.

Contact Information

Address:

704 8th St.
PO Box 25
Baldwin City, KS 66006

Phone:

785-594-6612

Email:

office@baldwinfirst.org

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