Some of the valances have been reattached to the new LED ceiling lighting fixtures. As such, the lighting is no longer as harsh; it is dispersed up and around the ceiling and walls. Nave lighting again as a dimming capability for services such as Maundy Thursday or Christmas Eve. The other photos record the progress […]
In addition to constructing a new center aisle, work has begun on the railings that will border the ramps at each end of the center aisle. Attached photos show the new railing posts before trimming. Two of the photos include extant posts to provide a perspective in terms of final style and height.
Work continues apace. The nave floor is being overlaid with plywood. The plywood will provide a smooth and uniform surface on which to install the new carpet. Other photos show the painters working in the nave. On 6 March, the rector, construction committee, funding committee and others met to discuss plans for a special service […]
Photos taken on 1 March 2019 show the newly painted nave ceiling. Combined with the new lighting, the photos provide a taste of what the nave will look like when done: bright and clean. Note the new central aisle: its smooth and solid construction provide a real sense security when walking on it. Imagine what […]
8-8:30 a.m. Ashes to Go, St. Paul’s parking lot Noon Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist, Great Hall 7:00 p.m. Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist with Music & Choir, Great Hall
These photos show the newly installed ramps at each end of the raised center aisle. The ramp closest to the altar is partially obscured by plywood that protects the floor from, and distributes the weight of, the scissor lifts.
Work on the center aisle continues. The base structure to raise the aisle has been installed. Workers in these photographs can be seen preparing to install the ramps at the ends of the aisle. Later, the entire floor will be capped with plywood before new carpet is installed. Meanwhile, painters are prepping the walls in […]
Work is progressing in the nave. At his shop Mr. Ruwet assembled the framing that will “raise” the center aisle so that is flush with flooring under the pews. In these photos, Scott can be seen installing the frames. Also, please note how bright it is in the nave. Most of the new LED lighting […]
On 15 February 2019, in her email letter to the parish, the rector announced an exciting new aspect to our Seasons of Renewal renovation. In response to numerous requests, we have found a practical and affordable way to improve access into pews that are along the center aisle. The information below provides some additional details […]