With the two earthquakes that hit the
all public buildings throughout the country had to be re-assessed
for future insurance purposes.
This of course included all church buildings of all denominations.
|Holy Trinity Church|
Unfortunately a lot of the older churches in the country
didn't come up to standard and needed too much work for their parishes
to bring them up to scratch.
|from the road|
This has resulted in a large number of small country parishes,
and some inner city parishes as well,
losing the churches they have worshiped in for generations.
|The bell tower|
Holy Tinity Anglican church in Lawrence is one such church.
These are some snaps I took recently as we were passing through.
|notice of final service|
The final service in Holy Trinity took place on
January 11th, 2015 at 8:30am
presided over by Bishop Kelvin.
He describes the 1000 year old font belonging to
the church and gives a brief history of it here.
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