Morning Pipes

We invite you to take a 45-minute break in your busy day. Sit down, relax and enjoy the beautiful music played on a 108-rank, 4-manual Blackinton and Associates Pipe Organ, the  largest pipe organ in San Diego County.


Second Wednesday of the month
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
First Church in Mission Valley

Stay for a light lunch | 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM | $8 RSVP/pay at the door
A hot, healthy lunch will be served cafeteria-style. Make your reservation by Monday same week and pay with cash or check at the door. RSVP in the church office on Sunday mornings, call during business hours (619-297-4366), or email   with the names and dates of your RSVP. 


Come listen to our pipes!

Each month you'll hear a different organist play a 45-minute organ concert.

September 13, 2017
Dr. Alison J. Luedecke
Organist at St. James-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, La Jolla, CA

October 11, 2017
Andrew Scanlon, FAGO
Professor of Organ/Sacred Music at East Carolina University. Director of Music & Organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville, NC

November 8, 2017
Lea Schmidt-Rogers 
Organist at First Church of Christ, Scientist, La Mesa, CA

December 13, 2017
Justin Murphy-Mancini 
Organist at First Unitarian Universalist Church, San Diego, CA

January 10, 2018
Renee Calvo 
Director of Music & Organist at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, La Mesa, CA
Kate Cameron
Organist at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, San Diego, CA

February 14, 2018
Sean O’Neal 
Director of Music & Organist at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Covina, CA

March 14, 2018
Rodney Girvin 
Resident Organist at First Presbyterian Church, San Diego, CA

April 11, 2018
Dr. Ruben Valenzuela
Director of Music & Organist at All Souls’ Episcopal, San Diego, CA

May 9, 2018
Raúl Prieto Ramírez
Our new San Diego Civic Organist. He is the first Spanish organist in recent times to establish himself among the elite of the international pipe organ scene.

June 13, 2018
Dr. Chris Cook 
Director Emeritus Worship, Music and the Arts at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church, San Diego, CA