Photos

Through the grace of God and your generous donations,

work began on the church's upgrades, repairs, and improvements July 2018.

Enjoy these pictures and check back often to see how far we've come!


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June 2_2018_Youth_room_emptied_out_.1June 2, 2018: Preparations begin!     June 2_2018_Youth_room_emptied_out_.2June 2, 2018: The youth room is emptied


June 25_2018_Trees_and_shrubs_removed_from_street_side_of_the_church_.2June 25, 2018: Trees & shrubs are removed from street side of church     June 25_2018_Removal_of_weeping_cherry_and_shrubs_at_back_of_churchJune 25, 2018: Weeping cherry & shrubs are removed at back of church


July 2_2018_The_concrete_steps_are_goneJuly 2, 2018: The concrete steps are removed     July 2_2018_The_back_stairs_are_removedJuly 2, 2018: The back stairs are now history

 

July 2_2018_Removal_of_concrete_stairs_and_landing_by_2nd_floor_conference_roomJuly 2, 2018: Removal of stairs & landing       July 5_2018_Laying_out_the_drainage_and_runoff_pipesJuly 5, 2018: Dry-fitting drainage & run-off pipes 

      

July 5_2018_Landing_and_stairs_now_goneJuly 5, 2018: Landing & stairs now all gone      July 5_2018_Concrete_steps_hammered_apartJuly 5, 2018: Concrete steps are hammered apart

 

 July 6_2018_Original_foundation_made_ofJuly 6, 2018: Foundation made from locally sourced sandstone & siltstone     JUly 6_2018_Organ_bump_out_foundation_only_12_inches_deepJuly 6, 2018: Swell chamber foundation found to be only 12-18" deep

 

July 6_2018_Foundation_exposed_along_the_street_sideJuly 6, 2018: Foundation on the street side is exposed & examined     July 11_2018_Underpinning_organ_bumpout_beginsJuly 11, 2018: Swell chamber underpinning begins, assuring a solid foundation 

      

July 11_2018_Contractor_John_Maier_inspects_the_foundationJuly 11, 2018: J.E. Maier Carpentry & Contracting makes more assessments     July 17_2018_Swell_chamber_underpinning_in_progress_.2July 17, 2018: Cement now curing in the swell chamber underpinnings 

 

July 17_2018_Swell_chamber_underpinning_in_progress_.1July 17, 2018: Swell chamber underpinning in progress     July 31_2018_Active_construction_site_.1July 31, 2018: Our construction site is active and muddy!

 

July 31_2018_Close-up_of_foundation_pointingJuly 31, 2018: Close-up of foundation pointing     July 31_2018_Underpinning_complete_.2July 31, 2018: The underpinnng is now complete

 

August 3_2018_Restroom_connecting_wall_removedAugust 3, 2018: Restroom connecting wall removed     August 10_2018_Restroom_fixtures_removedAugust 10, 2018: Restrooms now completed gutted

 

August 10_2018_Interior_stone_foundation_revealedAugust 10, 2018: Wall covering removed and interior stone wall revealed     August 15_2018_Large_window_blocked_for_new_size_as_seen_from_insideAugust 15, 2018: Large window resized to receive replacement

 

August 18, 2018: Masons prepare the foundationAugust 18, 2018: Masons prepare the foundation     August 20_2018_Waterproofing_.1August 20, 2018: Waterproofing 

 

August 20_2018_Waterproofing_.3August 20, 2018: Waterproofing     August 22_2018_Sanctuary_wainscotting_before_.1August 22, 2018: Sanctuary wainscotting before the work begins 

 

August 22_2018_Sanctuary_wainscotting_before_.2August 22, 2018: Sanctuary wainscotting before the work begins     August 29_2018_Back-filled_and_seededAugust 29, 2018 Lawn back-filled & seeded at the foundation

 

August 29_2018_Cement_floor_removed_for_new_bathroom_plumbingAugust 29, 2018: Cement floor jack-hammered & removed for new bathroom plumbing     December 7_2018_Insulation_done_next_up_is_sheet_rockingDecember 7, 2018: Insulation done; next up is dry walling

 

December 7_2018_New_doors_in_place_rails_installedDecember 7, 2018: New doors in place, rails installed     December 10_2018_Grading_and_compacting_the_parking_lot_.1December 10, 2018: Grading and compacting the parking lot

 

December 10_2018_Grading_and_compacting_the_parking_lot_.2December 10, 2018: Grading and compacting the parking lot. Goodbye puddles!     December 11_2018_Paving_the_parking_lot_.1December 11, 2018: Steam rolls off the freshly paved parking lot

 

December 11_2018_Paving_the_parking_lot_.4December 11, 2018: Paving the parking lot

 

December 14_2018_Repairing_aluminum_siding_.1December 14, 2018: Finally, an end to leaks around the windows      December 14_2018_Repairing_aluminum_siding_.2December 14, 2018: Repairing aluminum on siding and windows

 

JE Maier_is_our_general_contractor_.2JE Maier is our general contractor     January 23, 2019 Sliding door under constructionJanuary 23, 2019: Sliding door under construction  

  

January 23, 2019 Framing under wayJanuary 23, 2019: Framing under way     January 23_2019_More_framingJanuary 23, 2019: More framing

 

February 9_2019_Drywall_.1February 9, 2019: Drywall installed     February 9_2019_Dry_wall_showing_2_bathroom_doorways_and_entryFebruary 9, 2019: Dry wall in place. Showing 2 bathroom doorways & entryway

 

February 9_2019_New_electrical_panelFebruary 9, 2019: New electrical panel     February 21_2019_Spackling_and_retracted_sliding_doorFebruary 21, 2019: Showing sliding door (retracted) and taping & spackling in progress

 

February 21_2019_Taping_and_spackling_.1February 21, 2019: Showing duct work relocated from ceiling to floor allowing better headroom     February 21_2019_Taping_and_spackling_.2February 21, 2019: Taping and spackling. Sanding comes next
 

March14 2019_Lids_placed_on_duct_box_to_allow_for_accessMarch 14 2019: Lids placed on duct box to allow for future access     March 20_2019_Bathroom_flooring_is_inMarch 20, 2019: Bathroom flooring is in and the colors are great!

 

March 27_2019_Bathroom_lights_installedMarch 27, 2019: Bathroom lights are installed     March 27_2019_Bathroom_tiled__awaiting_groutMarch 27, 2019: Bathroom now tiled & awaiting grout work

 

March 29_2019_New_food_pantry_shelves_custom_builtMarch 29, 2019: New custom-built food pantry shelving at the base of the narthex stairs     July 3_2019_Bathroom_and_shower_completeJuly 3, 2019: Bathroom & shower now complete

 

July 3_2019_Painting_complete_kitchen_nearly_doneJuly 3, 2019: Painting complete & kitchenette nearly done.

Note: Walls are off-white, the blue is a shadow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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