Building Hope Updates

by Meg McCarthy
  • December 1, 2022
    The roofers have begun to add copper framing to the north-facing roof!  The copper may begin to be installed in earnest later this week.  We are thankful for the wonderful…
  • November 10, 2022
    The Roofers have begun to remove slate from the North-facing roof. We have heard from the solar panel folks that they are getting ready to install the solar panels in…
  • November 2, 2022
    The insulation on the south-facing side of the roof has been completed and the roofers are laying plywood reinforcement on top of the insulation. Who knew how complicated and layered…
  • October 27, 2022
    A lot of work was done at the end of last week. The roofers continued to build new roof decking and the insulation folks from Farnum began their insulation of…
  • October 19 Update
    There is a nifty machine in St. Michael’s front yard called a “lull” which is basically a big forklift that transports materials and people up to the roof. I would…
  • October 12, 2022
    Dear Friends, Our project has started in earnest, with roofers here every day, all day. On Monday, they covered the organ pipes (so no more organ for awhile, sigh…) and…
  • October 6 Update
    Dear St. Michael’s, The construction has officially begun! The insulators from Farnum started on Monday. They are putting new planks and insulation over the Bradley Wing, which means that the…