St. John the Evangelist Parish, in preparation of its 125th anniversary, wanted their historic church to look beautiful. Better, more efficient, and up-to-date facilities also were needed by their current membership of 900 households. A plan to address these needs was developed in partnership with Walsh & Associates. Church renovation and maintenance improvements that would serve the parish well into the future.
The Reflections on Our Past, Foundation for Our Future campaign was launched and members generously gifted over 3.34 times the church’s annual offertory. This show of support exceeded their goal and raised over $1,932,000 towards their vision. The campaign funds will be used to completely renovate their fellowship hall to create a more useful and beautiful area reflective of their warm and welcoming community. It will also enable them to restore their sanctuary’s stunning stained-glass windows, replace and heat the church’s front steps, and replace their parking lot.
“From our first meeting until now, the whole Walsh service was direct and to the point. By aiming high and being thankful for whatever donation we received, our St. John’s Parish was able to achieve its fundraising goal and more. Our director kept us focused on what we needed to do as a faith-filled parish community.”
– David Jiminez, Prayer Committee Chair
“Walsh was professional, organized, and communicated what needed to be done and when it needed to be done very well. Our campaign director was energetic and had a positive attitude throughout the campaign. I would recommend Walsh & Associates to any church who was thinking about doing a capital campaign.”
– Tim McDonough, Communications Chair
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