In January 2023, the Christ Church Guilford Society, Inc., was awarded a $20,000 matching grant by the Vermont Division of Historic Preservation to make necessary repairs to the roof. We were very proud that this is the highest level awarded by VDHP. The repairs are essential in order to make the building safe once again… Continue reading
On Thursday evening, June 1, 2023, an enthusiastic crowd gathered on the lawn of Christ Church Guilford to listen to the Brattleboro Union High School Jazz Band wow them with music they had been working on all year. The students and audience expressed deep gratitude to retiring BUHS Band Director, Steve Rice, for his decades… Continue reading
The Christ Church Guilford community offers our deepest sympathy to the family of Robert Anderson, longtime champion of Christ Church.
Former Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Rt. Rev. Frank Griswold, died on March 5, 2023. Frank Tracy Griswold III was related to the Rt. Rev. Alexander Viets Griswold, who was significant to the history of Christ Church Guilford.
Walker and Company Roofing and Construction, LLC, Brattleboro, has completed several urgent temporary roof repairs at Christ Church to keep certain parts of the building watertight. These projects include the installation of four screens (3 by 8 feet); installation of a six-foot aluminum cap; repair of flashing on the bell tower; and the replacement of… Continue reading
OVER $300,000 IN GRANTS AWARDED TO REHABILITATE VERMONT LANDMARKS AND HISTORIC BUILDINGS Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and Vermont Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Announce the 2023 Historic Preservation Grant Awards Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott, the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP) and the Vermont Advisory Council on Historic Preservation announced today the… Continue reading
[Original press release from 2017] Guilford, Vt. — Guilford’s historic Christ Church, at the corner of Rt. 5 and Melendy Hill Rd., is celebrating its 200th birthday this year with a Benefit Concert and Silent Auction. Festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 19. Proceeds will provide critical funding for the Christ Church Guilford… Continue reading