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Church Renovation

 REMOVING CHOIR STALLS FROM CHURCH
May 26, 2014

REFECTORY DOUBLES AS CHURCH
May 26, 2014

Altar-East End

AltarClose Up

 Salve Icon – West End

Guest Area – South Side

BEGIN INSTALLING PLASTIC DUST COVERS
June 4, 2014

REMOVING 10,000 LB ALTAR
June 20, 2014

Jacking altar off floor
& loading onto skid

Moving altar toward entrance ramp

Sliding altar down ramp

Success! Out the door into the hallway


REMOVING UPPER PLATFORM
June 28, 2014

Breaking up concrete slab with air hammer

Digging out concrete rubble and sand gravel backfill

Tossing out rubble

PLATFORM & SURROUNDING SLATE REMOVAL COMPLETED
July 3, 2015


   View towards west wall after removal of platform and tabernacle & icon

WOODSHOP-PREPARING NEW CHURCH FURNISHINGS
July 19, 2014

Pre-cut lumber for new choir stalls


Mock-up of choir stall desk, lectern, principle celebrant’s chair

MODEL OF CHURCH RENOVATION
July 29-2014

Floor plan-facing east wall

 

Floor plan-facing west wall

All new overhead lighting – September 19, 2014

 Subfloor conduit – 800 feet – September 25, 2014

Hauling concrete for finished floor –  October 20, 2014

Pouring concrete for finished floor
over radiant heating tubes – October 20, 2014

Heating tubes under main floor, about 5,000 feet of tubing

Final pour, October 31, 2014

Checking indirect lighting, November 21, 2014

Inspecting floor – November 21, 2014

Organ Assembly – December 3, 2014
consisting of 145,000 parts, including 457 pipes

Choir stalls awaiting assembly – January 22, 2015

Installing Guest Area Benches – January 22, 2015

 

Repaired stain glass window – west wall – January 23, 2015

Aerial view – Tuesday, January 27, 2015

 

Church boilers & heating system – Friday, February 26, 2015

 Back of guest area – Friday, March 13, 2014

 

Center showing new enclosure railing – Friday, March 13, 2014

 

Choir stalls – Friday, March 13, 2014

An Invitation To Donate To our Church Renovation