Become a Member because…

Very few people belong to an organization because they get “tangible benefits.” They decide to support a worthy cause because they know the need exists. With the Union Meeting House it is a love of community and a respect for those who, in earlier times, created a unique historic entity. Think of Readfield without theContinue reading “Become a Member because…”

November 2010 ~ News & Update

Last month the UMH page in the Messenger talked about the work that started on the five most endangered windows. Thanks to a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which the Meeting House had to match, the five window casings were scraped, primed and painted for the first time in over a century.Continue reading “November 2010 ~ News & Update”

September 2010 ~ News & Updates

Our membership has been busy throughout this summer planning and holding fundraising events – proceeds will assist us towards making much needed repairs and inititating our restoration projects.  ANTIQUES APPRAISAL DAY SEPTEMBER 19 Bring all our old items for a professional appraisal at the Union Meeting House in Sunday, September 19, from 10 a.m. toContinue reading “September 2010 ~ News & Updates”

August 2010 ~ News & Updates

EMERGENCY REPAIRS COMPLETED This spring an examination of the apse at the rear of the Brick Church revealed that bricks were falling out of the top northwest corner. If this was allowed to continue the roof would have no support at that point. In addition it was found serious cracks had developed over the twoContinue reading “August 2010 ~ News & Updates”

July 2010 – News & Updates

This has been a good month for the Union Meeting House. The response to membership solicitation packet which was sent out in mid-May was encouraging results and the money people have sent in is much appreciated. Even if you did not receive a letter but wish to do so please contact us at the addressContinue reading “July 2010 – News & Updates”

June 2010 – News & Updates

Dave Linton of ATL Tree Service in Readfield spent several days at the Union Meeting House trimming trees that were growing too close to the building. His donated services are much appreciated! By now nearly everyone in Readfield has probably received a letter from the Union Meeting House announcing the commencement of its 2010 membershipContinue reading “June 2010 – News & Updates”

May 2010 News & Updates

The Union Meeting House – or as older folks in town will remember it – The Brick Church is moving ahead. At the April Board meeting the new membership brochure was approved and is now off to the printer. When Ernest Bracy oversaw the Meeting House he had a membership program and sent out occasionalContinue reading “May 2010 News & Updates”