- Class: Local News
- Written by Shawn Slaght
The congregation at Zion United Church is gathering collectively to boost funds to switch the constructing’s boiler.
The value tag is predicted to get round $100,000 to switch it.
“The boiler has about 42 years beneath its belt and it has been patched and prodded to get us to the place we are actually. However we’re actually confronted with a alternative at this second,” mentioned congregation spokesperson Jack Ross.
Zion is a landmark in downtown Moose Jaw. Opening in 1912, the constructing has housed quite a few Christmas Carol Festivals, Kinsmen Band Competition, Moose Jaw Music Festivals, weddings, funerals, and church companies.
The Casavant pipe organ on the church was the primary absolutely put in pipe organ in Western Canada and continues to be maintained by the congregation, over 100 years later. The church additionally features a distinctive dome with a stained glass middle.
“The constructing stands as a treasure in Moose Jaw’s Most important Avenue, so it is our accountability to maintain it working and maintain issues in excellent working situation,” Ross mentioned.
A GoFundMe web page has been set as much as assist increase funds for the brand new boiler. The fundraiser could be discovered here.
The congregation is hoping to have the boiler changed this summer season.