Badminton Church Restoration

Grant - Warneford Ecclesiastical Charity

We are pleased to announce that The Great Badminton Church Restoration Fund has received a grant for £288.50 from Warneford Ecclesiastical Charity. We thank them for their generosity.

This grant will go towards Phase 1 of our restoration project - the rewiring of the church and the installation of heating.

Warneford Ecclesiastical Charity is based in Gloucester and distributes grants to churches within the Diocese of Gloucester.

Grant - The Langtree Trust

We are pleased to announce that The Great Badminton Church Restoration Fund has received a grant for £750 from The Langtree Trust, which is based in Stroud. We thank them for their generosity.

This grant will go towards Phase 1 of our restoration project - the rewiring of the church and the installation of heating.

Grant - Allchurches Trust

We are pleased to announce that The Great Badminton Church Restoration Fund has received a grant for £1,000 from Allchurches Trust Limited. We thank them for their generosity.

This grant will go towards Phase 1 of our restoration project - the rewiring of the church and the installation of heating.

Allchurches Trust Limited is the owner of the Ecclesiatical Insurance Group and is an independent registered charity that seeks to promote Christian religion. It provides grants to churches, with a special emphasis on heritage, care and the community.

Grant - The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust

ghct cheque presentationWe are pleased to announce that on 5th June 2016, the Grants Committee of The Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust (GHCT) awarded The Great Badminton Church Restoration Fund a grant of £5,000 towards Phase 1 of our restoration project.

Phase 1 of the project is to rewire the entire church, replacing the ancient and dangerous fuse boxes, distribution boards and wiring with modern equivalents; and the installation of underpew heating. With this grant we are now able to make a start on the rewiring work in October 2016.

The cheque was formally presented to the Churchwardens of Badminton on Sunday, 31st July during the 11:15am mattins service at St. Michael and All Angels, Great Badminton by Mrs Jane Jenner-Fust of the GHCT. Following the service the congregation was invited to a celebratory drinks party, which was held at Badminton House by kind permission of Her Grace The Duchess of Beaufort.

Image (from left-to-right): Christopher White (Churchwarden), Mrs Jane Jenner-Fust (GHCT), Her Grace The Duchess of Beaufort (Churchwarden), The Reverend Richard Thomson, Mrs Sheilah Michael (PCC Secretary).