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Seasonal chores

Maggie Durran

by Maggie Durran

Posted: 15 Nov 2013 @ 12:07

As the first frosts cause me to chase around the garden checking that no tender plants are suffering from the cold, I believe that now is the time for a maintenance reminder. 

THE greatest enemy of church buildings is the weather, and the worst of it is almost upon us. While I hope that all churches have someone to undertake a monthly programme of walking around inside and outside to ensure that all is well, autumn is the key season.

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