Monday, July 22, 2024
Letters to the Editor

Special event fees

Dear Editor,
On June 25, I was present at Shawville United Church when, with other papers, I was given, as were other persons present, a document, “Special Events Fees (revised)” prepared by the Finance Committee.
The fees suggested do serious disservice to the congregation's witness to and responsibility for the community as well as calling in question the proper function of the minister. Fees are as follows: “For weddings in the sanctuary $550.” “For weddings outside the church building proper $250.” Exorbitant as these fees are, my concern is with regard to funeral fees.

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