Meeting Tomorrow in Construction Trailer
Sandy Hook NJ

A Long Time Coming

Today the deconstruction team met here on site with our construction manager to initiate the first phases of the church renovation. 

Disconnecting the church from power, gas and water lines will be early on in the order of business, along with activating power to the construction trailer and the rectory. The soil erosion control protections will be installed next week, and the serious work will begin right after the holiday weekend. Careful attention needs to be paid to buttressing the church steeple and the front section of the church, since these portions will remain as the other sections of the church are dismantled for expansion. 

All the properly executed contracts and documents are in the right hands, so we are off and building! The project timeline in the final maximal price agreement is 14 months.

Thanks to everyone for your faithful patience even during times of dimming  hopes. May the Holy Spirit now enkindle our zeal as our faith community begins this project in earnest.

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