Tag Archives: restoration

A dickens of a night!

Nearly 180 people filled the pews and aisles as period-costumed carolers singing “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing!” processed into Thorold’s Trinity United Church last Saturday evening. Thus, began the two-hour dramatic reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by the … Continue reading

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And the answer is …

An innocuous enough question (“Where are the highest tides in the world recorded?”) launched the second annual Trivia Night at Trinity United Church on October 4th. Eighty-three more questions and 16 visual identifications – along with a lot of huddled … Continue reading

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An amazing turnout!

It would not be an exaggeration to say that the 2nd annual Beaverdams Church Yard Sale was a HUGE success … The chilly start did not deter the crowds and bartering was well under way by 9 a.m. A staggering $2630.22 was raised for … Continue reading

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As then, so too today

In keeping with the theme of resurrecting archival material pertaining to the restoration of Beaverdams Church, this recently emerged: an agreement between the church trustees and various neighbours to commit funds for its upkeep. We read that the trustees desired … Continue reading

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Past improvements

In 1865, the trustees of Beaverdams Church calculated the cost of “moneys expended … for fencing and other expenses.” The total was $242.70 (although most of this seems to have been due on account to the builder, Beatty & Sons). … Continue reading

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A Foundation Piece

The Friends of Beaverdams Church are excited to announce that restoration work on the church is anticipated to begin in a few short months, in Spring 2014. The first step will be to stabilize the 12 supporting posts along the … Continue reading

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Only one week away …

The first annual Friends of Beaverdams Church Trivia Night is less than a week away! Space is limited: already more than 100 tickets have been sold! Don’t be disappointed and buy your tickets soon by contacting Donna at (905) 227-7556 or … Continue reading

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What a success!

The first annual Beaverdams Church Yard Sale was a resounding success! Thanks to Donna and David Cowan along with Board member Helene Miller and students from Thorold Secondary School, the set-up began on Friday of gazebos and tables. Back again … Continue reading

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Update

A good and enthusiastic group of Friends of Beaverdams Church met this evening to discuss recent successes and to plan for forthcoming events. We were delighted to hear that, through donations alone, nearly $110 was raised at the TCAG arts … Continue reading

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A model church

Check out the photographs of a work-in-progress model of the church by Thorold resident J. Alan Daniels of Dandesign 2002 Inc. at “A Model Church.” The work is a stunning testament to the support that exists within the community for … Continue reading

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