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    The Royal Purge

    “Pay no attention to the junk behind the curtain…” Imagine decades of accumulated props, costumes, peripherals, equipment and paraphernalia…thus is the state of the Fellowship Hall. For lack of better accommodations, these things have been stored on the stage for years, and we haven’t really noticed because they have all been under a veil of…mystery. Like your own basement, garage or attic, Emmanuel has been saving these objets d’art through the years. Props for the sanctuary, and sets for Vacation Bible School. Those painted signs at the parking lot entrance that are swapped out depending on the season? Well, they have to be stored somewhere too. Old dishes, plastic cups, material,…

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    And So it Begins

    What started as a discussion in 2004 finally saw its fruition this week at EUMC. We began the process of construction of our new addition and our expansion project as a whole. Phase 1 of the project is site preparation. Phone and data wiring was relocated to the side of the Fellowship Hall. Construction trailers were delivered along with the requisite porta-potties. Crews began clearing the forest behind the ministry center to allow for more parking. Property borders were prepped with fences and barriers to prevent any construction runoff from contaminating our neighbors. All of this is in preparation of receiving a building permit. Suffice it to say, Howard County is…