The United Benefice of Sulhamstead Abbots
& Bannister with Ufton Nervet
Sulhamstead Abbots, Berkshire
RG7 4ED -
United kingdom

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Bishop of Reading
Came to our Church
Thursday 10th December 2015

Congratulations

Roof Fundraising
£75,000 Goal!


£75,000
100% Percent

20th November 2015
sunchurch.co.uk/roof

Children's Workshop

St Mary's Church

Church Cottage

Ufton Court

The Spire

Drawn by Anthony Peabody
 
100% £75,000 Collected
St Mary's Church with the NEW Roof
We have achieved our goal!
Parishioners have been so very generous.
The repair cost was £75,000
£75,000  =  100% well done!

 

St Mary's Church Roof Blessing by The Bishop of Reading
Wednesday 10th June 2015

For some time the Churchwardens of St Mary’s Sulhamstead, Dorcas Green and Ros Coulson, have worried about the roof of their 13th Century church.
Slipping tiles, and the prospect of imminent roof failure prompted action on a
new tiled roof.

Those who have been here before will know that this is not a project to be undertaken lightly.
However, with the aid of a generous grant from a local charity, (Ufton Nervet Fuel Allotment Charity), gifts from local people, and with the assistance of the Greenham Common Trust, the project has come to fruition.
JG Restorations of Swindon worked to a tight timetable, and blessed by good weather, worked around wedding bookings, to the delight and relief of all our brides.
Hundreds of handmade tiles were signed by parishioners, schoolchildren, wedding couples, baptised babies (or their parents), or just passers by. Great fun for the local historian in the years ahead! Just who are Chelsea and Everton?
The roof was blessed by Bishop Andrew on the 10th of June from a vantage point on top of the scaffolding. Bishop Andrew said “The church looks fantastic, and is a visible sign for all to see, of a vibrant Christian presence in this part of Berkshire. The roof will shelter our Christian family for years to come”.
Associate priest Revd Anthony Peabody thanked everyone for their persistence, skill and generosity which made the roof project go smoothly, and which has resulted in a thing of beauty and delight, our new church roof.



Sulhamstead & Ufton Nervet Parochial Church Council supports the Centenary Poppy Campaign 2014—2018