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 Preparation work for the repainting of the interior has started. Road marking paint has been purchased to initially cover the water streak marks before the first of two coats are applied to the walls. Scaffolding is being collected this morning. 

So, a major repair task is now underway.

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 We have appointed a contractor to paint the inside of the Church .He will also attend to the pews by sanding them down and give them a coating of a water based clear varnish which will also penetrate and feed the wood. Hopefully he will move on site today.

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 Road signs are planted. Two on the Grahamstown Port Alfred road, two on the Shaw Park road at the top of Clumber Hill and one at the turnoff to the Clumber Church.

This afternoon we meet with the painter to discuss the repaint of the interior and tomorrow we have a meeting with an artisan to repair the woodwork of the windows. So a flurry of activity.

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 The poles for the road signs have been purchased. Today George drilled holes in the frames of the signs and attached the signs to the poles with roof nails. On Monday we are scheduled to go on site, dig holes and plant.

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 It is with sadness that we say goodbye to Dudley Walker after a long battle with cancer. His memorial service will be held at Clumber at 15h00 on Friday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Rosemary at this time that she may know that in her loneliness and grief that she is not alone. We pray for the comfort of the Holy Spirit and the real presence and love of Jesus as she tries to come to terms with her great loss.

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 A welcome to our new Minister, Rev Kalipa, at a Communion Service at Clumber today. It was really heartening to see such good attendance and to see new faces in the pews.

 We continue to pray that we will see a revival in the Country Churches and the increased proclamation of God's word.

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 Road Signs

One fine day we will have road signs ready for installation. 5 have been ordered-  2 on the Grahamstown road , 2 at the top of Clumber Hill and 1 at the Church itself. Wendell and Ann Muir have fulfilled on their promise at our Extraordinary Meeting last year to help with the costs. Thank you so much the Muirs!
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 The Dulux Specialist Paint Centre in Port Alfred, owners Mark and Carol Harnwell, has kindly given us special pricing for the paint which is required for the interior. Colleen Handley has graciously donated the funds necessary to cover this cost. What a superb way to start 2017! Our sincere thanks to these persons for enabling us to start on our first Repair Task in 2017.

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