BUILDING & GROUNDS PROJECTS
March 10, 2015. The lift and surrounding closets and woodwork have been completed as has the right-hand restroom outside
Fellowship Hall. The doorway of the restroom has been widened to accommodate a wheelchair and push-pad activated openers have been installed.
Motion sensing light switches have been connected in both restrooms as well.
Wheelchair Lift and
Glass doors open up the sanctuary.
Two sets of clear glass doors have been installed to enlarge the entry way and open the visual space to the sanctuary.
Fellowship Hall Kitchen
The kitchen has been completely renovated including all new cabinets & countertops, industrial venting for the 8-burner stove, new refrigerator and dishwasher.
The Garth an interfaith garden.
What is a garth?
Old Norse garlor: farmyard, farm, courtyard
Middle Eng garth: yard, garden
Church garth or cloister: an open courtyard enclosed by a cloister, or, in a monestary, a sunny south facing garden.
The visionaries, who worked fron concept design to planting, nurturing and caring for the Garth: Holly Jobe and Michael Foy. How a shared vision turned a long-neglected space into an interfaith meditation garden.
"When I see heaven and earth as my own garden, I live that moment outside the Universe" a Zen Harvest: Japanese Folk Zen Sayings, p. 53, compiled and translated by Soiku Shigematsu
A weed-grown cloister in bloom, a steep gully transformed, no longer a barren, eroding flood danger, but a place of natural beauty and spiritual peace.