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Church is raising money _ up to $1M _ for organ restoration


August 16, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita church has started raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to restore a pipe organ that was installed in the 1950s.

The Wichita Eagle reports that the cost of renovating the organ at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament ranges from $250,000 to $1 million, depending on the extent of the repairs.

The Kilgen organ was installed at the church around the time it was built. It only has a lifespan of about 50 years.

Music director Rachel Dugan says congregation members want their "grandchildren and great-grandchildren to be able to walk down the aisle and be able t...

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