NEWS FROM ALDENHAM CHURCH
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The Pew Sheet is weekly and gives the order of service in church, the link for the recorded service and other current news items.
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The Annual Parochial Church Meeting and AGM will take place after the morning service on Sunday May 15th.
Improvement Projects at the church
Heating in the church
We have applied to replace the current oil fed, 60 plus year old boiler in the crypt with a gas fired condensing boiler with plate heat exchanger. The Faculty application has been approved by the DAC committee and the Public Notice is now displayed in the church and on the notice boards. The details of the application are to be found here:
Faculty application for church heating
and the advice from the DAC here:
DAC Advice form for church heating
and here is the public notice:
This project will cost around £47,000 with CAT and the installation of a gas supply and associated work. We are making this the goal of our researches into funding for the foreseeable future and if you can help in any way we would be very happy! Thank you.
Planting a tree for the Jubilee!
Inspired by a generous donor, Aldenham is celebrating this wonderful event and creating a lasting memorial to our Queen! We have planted some new trees in the churchyard to ensure our churchyard looks beautiful for future generations. There is no cost to the church and we are extremely grateful to sponsors of this enterprise.
You can see more details by clicking here – Trees for the Jubilee
You can help make our churchyard even more beautiful by joining us on every other Friday
morning with your gardening gloves and some basic tools to help clear weeds, ivy,
fallen twigs etc., etc. Weather permitting of course! See ‘Diary‘ for dates.
If you let us know you are interested we can confirm that it is on or not with you.
Heating in the Church Room
The heat pump is now installed in the church room and working well.
A job completed!
Re-using the churchyard for new burials.
We are delighted to say that our application to re-use some of the empty parts of the existing churchyard has now been approved and we can make use of the empty spaces for future burials.
Several years ago a further piece of land was acquired at the top of the churchyard but because of various restrictive covenants it is not available for burials at the moment. We are trying to sort out the legalities of this so we may make use of it in the future.