The Big News This Week? The Paint Color!
After review of many "fans" of paint colors of every imaginable, imperceptible variation of hue--and I mean every imaginable, imperceptible variation of hue--the paint colors for the church are decided!! Above is the new exterior color--Battenberg. It's a creamy color but with a touch toward the gray tones rather than the yellow tones. In the photo, you are actually seeing THREE colors (well, four if you count the current color on top). See what I mean?--every imaginable, imperceptible, variation of hue. Battenberg is the one in the middle. The sun faded doors will be brightened with fresh coats of blue and trim will be added in a contrasting color. While our Executive and Facilities folks have all been involved in this decision, a special word of thanks goes to Jaime Yamane and Paula Choy who have spent countless hours working on finding the right color to "freshen" the building while still maintaining its "fit" into the larger neighborhood context.
Big News for Next Week?
Removal of the old altar window begins on Tuesday. It is in such bad condition that they will completely tape the entire window front and back before removal to prevent it from falling apart in a million pieces! The panels will be placed in special storage boxes designed and made by Robert Wight (Give him VERY BIG THANKS next time you see him!) until the glass can be cleaned (lead dust has to be removed) and made into smaller memento pieces. Jim Erickson and Annalee Jones, our stained glass artisans, will be "harvesting" pieces of the original window to use in the new window that is in fabrication and will be put in place the end of July. BTW, notice how nice that wainscoting is looking over all those A/C pipes? These skilled carpenters are amazing!