2017-2022: Capital campaign, Covid-19

The Celebrate and Serve Capital Campaign from 2017-2020 raised about $525,000 in pledges to pay for a major restoration of the organ, among other projects, as well as a 10% charitable commitment. In June 2018 Weekday Nursery School ceased operations. Its space was leased to Pine Village Preschool, a Spanish immersion daycare and nursery school. …

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A picture of the Great Hall

1986-2020: New Rep, cell tower leases

Beginning in about 1986, the New Repertory Theatre rented the Parish Hall and staged four to six plays per year. According to Alexander Stevens, an arts correspondent for Wicked Local, Larry Lane, the founding artistic director of the theatre, and a small group of fellow actors began looking for a location to stage their productions …

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Cover of bulletin with drawings of church from 1872 and 1972

1953-1972: Founders Hall, Weekday Nursery, 100th anniversary

In May of 1953, NHCC dedicated Founders Hall, excavated beneath the sanctuary and finished by the direct effort of the men and women of the church. In 1961 plans were drawn for establishing 10 classrooms in Founders Hall, but not acted upon. The Christmas pageant was started in 1959. Memorial and Teaching windows along the …

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Cover of bulletin for 50th anniversary, June 1922

1922-24: 50th anniversary celebrated, organ replaced

NHCC celebrated its 50th anniversary with several services in June 1922. A few years later, in 1924, the Hayward family donated the current Hook & Hastings organ, and the Parish House was enlarged and re-equipped. The old organ was given to The Episcopal Parish of Saint Paul. Eventually, the organ console was moved to its …

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