Save Historic Church in Armada

$1,505 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 29 people in 30 months
ZJ
Zachary Jacques
on behalf of Kay Rawlings
 ARMADA, MI
Congregational United Church of Christ in Armada, MI  ( www.armadacongregational.com) is over 177 years old. We need numerous repairs totaling $100,000+  and with the economic crisis and declining membership we cannot pay for their repairs and current mortgage.

Our congregation has decided that we are going to work even harder to keep this historic building.  The bank has decided that they are not willing to forgive any of our debt, but because we are a people of hope, we will continue to work hard!

We know that this historic church is important to us, but it is also important to our community.  We have been caring for and ministering to the people of this community and our world for so many years, and we don't want to lose our momentum. 

We refuse to let this icon of Armada go back to the bank, but our little community is struggling to raise the funds.  In our small church, we work hard to spread the Good News and build God's kingdom.  Feeding the hungry (through food pantry donations and regular participation in MCREST and community meals), housing the homeless (we house 30 homeless men each Spring), helping children (we donate many school supplies and volunteer in literacy programs), and clothing the needy (through regular clothing give-aways) are just some of the things we do that are important parts of who we are as a church.

We want to continue to do our work, but we need your help.  Monies raised will help in fixing the; Bell Tower, Slate Roof, building foundation, misc. repairs.

We are reaching out to past residents of Armada, the community and anyone who believes that this 177 year old church needs to be saved.

Thank you for your support and God Bless!

Pastor Michelle, Church Council & Members of CUCC
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Can you believe that we have reached $1240 already? We are well on our way to saving this beautiful, historic building! Thank you to those who have helped so far and please remember to share!
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Holy cannoli, you folks are doing a great job of sharing our page! We have now raised $830! Thank you and please keep sharing!
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Wow! What a wonderful response so far to our GoFundMe fundraiser for CUCC. We have already reached more than $600 and our page has been shared so many times. Thank you everyone and keep sharing, please! We can reach our goal!!!
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$1,505 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 29 people in 30 months
Created August 24, 2015
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