Our 173 year old Church is in dire need of repair.
(Letter to all members)
Christ Church Preservation Fund
Dear Members and Friends,
This scared space, widely known as Christ Church Limestone, hs
been part of Central
Illinois' landscape since its foundation and consecrations on 10
. It has
been part of the life and mission of the Anglican Church in
in this area and
of the Anglican Diocese of Quincey.
We now find it necessary to make a general appeal
its members, friends and
anyone who had or still has some connection to this church
to assist us in preserving this
national treasure for years to come. A certified
historical restoration contractor will be
hired to do the much -needed historical renovation- mostly tuck
funds will be required in order to repair our main access road
and to do restoration on
other pending projects at a toal cost of $150,000. (US)
Since 15 Fbruary, 1985, this Church has been part of the National
Registry of Historical
. The value this church holds surely
reaches beyond its beauty and steadfastness.
countless generations of believers have worshiped in this sacred
place. Many others
have even found it fitting to find within its grounds a final
Therefore, we make such appeal counting on your generosity and
that of those who
may prayerful consider assisting us in making this a
reality. May the Lord who
be with you!
Christ Church Limestone (Memo: Preservation Fund
PO Box 224, Hanna City, IL 51536
Your in Christ
Father Harold Comacho, OSB
Brad T Armstrong
at: christchurchlimestone.org or
look us up on our Facebook page--
Appraisal of work needed
from Personal Touch
If you look carefully at this video and the pictures, you will
notice that most of the limestone stones used
in the Bell tower have no grout between them. Much of the
remaining grout has turned to sand and is
crumbling. We have been told not to ring our bell until
the Bell Tower is repaired.
is what happens when we neglect our churches.