Churchyard Committee

Mission:  The mission of the Churchyard Committee is to be good stewards of the gravesites, plantings, pathways and grounds of the church. The committee pledges to maintain the beauty, character and safety of the churchyard, while holding the utmost respect for those laid to rest therein. Meeting Logistics:  Eden Keepers, as the group is called, hold a Churchyard Work Party on the first Saturday morning of the month.  The committee meets during lunch after the work party to discuss Churchyard issues Activities: Work in the Continue reading →

Churchyard – Edenkeepers

Who loves a garden still his Eden keeps, Perennial pleasures plants, and wholesome harvest reaps. – Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) The Eden Keepers gather once a month to maintain the “organized chaos” of our lush and beautiful historic churchyard. (We often hear from tourists passing through, “My, you certainly have a big job ahead of you!”)  We do have differing opinions about what to leave and what to trim, but we lean towards natural and overgrown.  All are welcome and no gardening experience is required – simply Continue reading →