Buffalo's architectural gem, First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo, will be open for free tours during the Garden Walk. See the genius of famed architect E.B. Green and the craftsmanship of the Tiffany Studios on Saturday, July 30th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and again on Sunday, July 31st from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. Complementary refreshments will be available, and restrooms will be open to the public.
All are welcome to attend worship on Sunday, July 31st at 10:00 AM in the Chapel. Interim Pastor, Rev. Dr. Philip S. Gittings will preach a sermon titled "The Rest of the Story" based on four readings from the Book of Jonah. It's more than a whale of a tale; come here the complete story.
As the Garden Walk concludes at 4:00 PM on Sunday, July 31st, resident organist Dr. David Bond will offer a short recital on the Noehren Organ including music by Bach, Howells, Scarlatti, Vierne and Yon. The concert is free and open to the public.
The 2011 Garden Walk serves as the official kickoff to First Presbyterian Church's year-long Bicentennial Celebration. Founded in 1812, First Presbyterian is the oldest congregation of any denomination in Buffalo.