Building and Grounds Update

There was another productive meeting held this week to track progress on the ongoing Buildings and Grounds projects. We are now only waiting on the Philadelphia Water Department to sign off on the new sewer line before contractors can start to break ground. In addition, testing of different restoration techniques is underway, and once the […]

Renovation Update – 2/4/21

In an effort to keep parishioners informed during the various ongoing renovation projects happening at St. Paul’s, a meeting is held weekly between church staff, members of the property committee, architects and construction managers.  Here are a few key developments from this week’s meeting:  Permitting for the new sewer connection, electrical system, and Education Wing […]

Update from the Property Committee

Dear friends, It’s been too long since the property committee provided an update on major projects. While there hasn’t been visible construction activity, we have been very busy with a host of projects.  By March of last year we had completed the plans for the sewer connection and were finalizing an easement with our neighbors to allow […]

Organ Removal is Complete

Photo Gallery of organ removal, June-July 2020 As you scroll through the photos, you might take note of the following: • A crew from the organ builders Russell & Co. traveled to Philadelphia on five occasions to remove the smaller pipes and convey them back to their shop in Vermont. With help from St. Paul’s […]

Pipe Removal

After five years of research and planning, and thanks to a wonderfully generous benefactor who provided a gift for the purpose, a major project to clean and restore Saint Paul’s noteworthy pipe organ got underway on June 11, 2020. About three-quarters of the instrument’s 6357 pipes are being removed to Cambridgeport, Vermont, where organ builder […]