Junior Warden’s Report, June, 2021
I think I underestimated the variety of tasks involved in taking on this role last year. Though the pandemic kept us from gathering together for most of the past year, there were several tasks that needed to be completed. They included:
Installation of a new sound system (speakers, cables, microphones). Cost $2,756 (Installation done by myself and Chris Dishon, saved over $1,000).
Purchase and installation of all metal mailbox with lock and key. Cost $313. (Wes installed).
Repair and rewiring of our church sign by Chris Dishon (saved $1,100).
Purchased and installed 9 posts (cost $259) for a parking border outside the kitchen driveway.
Crush and run was installed by CD Thomas at a cost of $2,149 to alleviate the water pooling/ice hazards outside the shed and kitchen.
Replacement of a 5-ton air conditioning system for the offices and front of the church (negotiated price and saved $3,000 with Scott’s AC versus using Ariosa’s service).
Wes purchased and installed 12 ceiling tiles and 40 feet of insulation to replace those ruined by the broken air conditioner. Cost $128.
Purchase and replacement of the Rector’s restroom toilet, $346 cost.
Wes made repairs to the men’s and women’s restrooms including flex pipelines, new faucets, and a new vent in the men’s room (Cost $110).
Narthex door kick plate was replaced by Chris Dishon (Materials Cost $250), and the office door lock was repaired (new plate $20).
Wes installed black drain pipes around the church to improve drainage around the building, with a cost of $110 total.
In addition to building and grounds tasks, I have recorded the live services and posted to Facebook live. I also used a high-resolution video second camera for posting to YouTube.
My grandson Jacob was spending 3 hours each week rendering and uploading those files, but has recently begun working for Havenwood Presbyterian Church, and can no longer assist with ours. I have also served as webmaster for Holy Trinity’s website, updated information and posted the newsletters.
John Morris continues to work with Jim Nealis and others to complete lawn care for most of the campus. I continue to care for the corner lot at Lindsey Court that belongs to Holy Trinity.
Recently, Jacob Miller and I completed a Diocesan grant application to request new office equipment. The $2,500 grant was approved for the purchase of two computers, two monitors, 2 webcams, 2 microphones, a new router, and service and installation.
As you can see, although we were not present at Holy Trinity much of the past year due to COVID19, there was still much work being completed behind the scenes. Please let me know if you have any questions,
Wes Thatcher, Junior Warden