Sunday, August 25, 2013

Last-ditch effort to fund columbarium

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A large-scale plan to build a columbarium at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Maitland has hit the wall with less than $70,000 being raised for stage one of the $280,000 project.
The church has launched a last-ditch effort to raise enough capital for the 4000-niche columbarium, with the cut-off date set as November.
The plans were unveiled late last year to attract subscriptions to bring the design to fruition, but the church rector Father Chris Butterworth said the response had been surprisingly slow.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Aug. 16, 2013.