LACONIA — The Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC, held a Celebration/Kickoff Event for their Faith for the Future Capital Campaign on Sunday, May 19.
Campaign Co-Chair, Sandy Brallier, announced there was much to celebrate, as the Advance Gifts phase of the Campaign had generated pledges of $517,400, exceeding the $500,000 goal.
The Kickoff event included a Faith for the Future celebration video, a performance by the children's singing group, updates from various committees, and testimonials from parishioners. During the catered luncheon that followed the program, there were expressions of confidence that the final goal of $750,000 would be exceeded by the close of the campaign on June 16
Project architect Ann Vivian will be working with local vendors and church members to begin the kitchen renovation, planned to begin in time to ensure that the annual Hazel Duke Thanksgiving dinner will be the first event in the renovated kitchen space.
The remainder of the building projects will begin in the Spring of 2014.
Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Warren Bouton, Campaign co-chair Sandy Brallier, and Advanced Gifts co-chair Dr. Mendon MacDonald admire the progress of the ongoing Capital Campaign of the Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC. (Courtesy photo)