Roswell United Methodist Church

Roswell, GA

Roswell United Methodist Church (Roswell, GA) celebrated 175 years in ministry in 2011, and became one of the 10 largest United Methodist churches in the nation in 1997.

The fan shaped sanctuary has a short balcony that wraps the volume, which seats 2000,   It is home to the The Michael O'Neal Singers, which has established itself as one of the premier symphonic choruses in the Southeastern USA. The MOS is comprised of a symphonic chorus of 130 auditioned voices, and a professional ensemble of 12 voices. The sanctuary also features a 94-rank Moller pipe organ (a memorial gift, was installed in 1989).   It  is composed of 94 sets of pipes divided into six divisions totaling 5,198 pipes plus a chime set of 25 bells and a zimbelstern of 11 bells. The entire organ is controlled from a massive console of five keyboards and 122 hand-carved stop controls. The antiphonal division in the rear balcony houses nine ranks including the horizontal trumpets (en chemade).

Venue Data: 

Acoustical Consulting Firm:  James S. Brawley and Associates Inc.
Acoustical Consultant: James Brawley
Contractor: Stage Front Presentation Systems