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St. Paul’s Cemetery Map Now Online!

  • By Christina Holston
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  • April 18, 2018

Please click on this link to view the map of burial locations for our cemetery. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1F0hKl0_xIJin3WRYJbfisjfW6TD1Q7xTcfVJno7rICE/edit#gid=378460643

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Cemetery Clean Up Day Postponed!

  • By David Holston Holston
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  • April 13, 2018

St Paul’s Spring Clean up Day has been rescheduled from tomorrow to Saturday, April 28th from 8-12 a due to inclement weather. The prediction is for rain all day. Stay dry and see you all on the 28th!

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2018 Cemetery Annual Fundraiser

  • By David Holston Holston
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  • April 10, 2018

Dear Friends of St Paul’s Cemetery,  The Cemetery Board of St. Paul’s wishes to thank you for your past support and also to seek your help as we kick off our second annual fund-raising appeal.Our 2017 goal for the fundraising drive was $10,000.  While we did not quite hit our goal, the $9,000. that was raised made it possible to cover all current expenses. We were fortunate that the weather cooperated and kept our grounds keeping costs within budget. St. Paul’s Cemetery is run as a separate entity from the church.  The current realities of declining plot sales and record-low […]

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Cemetery Voice Update March 2018

  • By David Holston Holston
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  • April 10, 2018

The 2018 St. Paul’s Cemetery board, met on 2/13. The new board consists of Christi Holston President, Judie Popp Secretary, and Josh Reading Treasurer. Pastor Peggy Johnson and Church Council President Alyce Stocking are Ex Officio members as well. A new Sign Board with maps and other pertinent information will be installed shortly in the Memory Garden.  Thanks to Gary Ramirez and Bing Bisping who have donated their time and the materials to build this beautiful new addition to the cemetery!  There will be a map of the cemetery showing were all of the plots are located, as well as […]

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2017 Cemetary Annual Report

  • By David Holston Holston
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  • April 10, 2018

First and foremost, we would like to thank each of you for your generous contributions and support to St. Paul’s of Monee Cemetery. We could not maintain our beautiful grounds without your continued support.  2017 Cemetery Board election resulted in Carl Lowe as President, David Holston as Secretary and Judie Popp as Treasurer.  Darren Deutsche, Gary Ramirez and Rachel White agreed to remain involved as advisors. Lawn Care companies were contacted to place bids. Brian Cann was retained for the 2017 mowing season. Brian and his crew did an excellent job and saved the congregation a considerable amount of money […]

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Cemetery Clean Up day!

  • By David Holston Holston
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  • April 9, 2018

Spring Cemetery Clean-up Day at St Paul’s  will be Saturday, April 14th. We will meet in the east parking lot at 8 am and work until noon, Or just as much time as you can spare! Please wear long sleeves, bring gloves, garden tools, buckets or wheel barrows if you have them, by no tools are necessary.  We will be picking up sticks, lopping branches, trimming around grave stones: getting the cemetery in shape for the first mowing of the season. The more we are able to clear the ground, the less there will be for our mowers to do, and the more we will […]

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Cemetery Board Annual Report 2016

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  • January 31, 2017

Cemetery Board St Paul’s United Church of Christ Annual Report 2016 First and foremost, we would like to thank each of you for your generous contributions and support to St. Paul’s of Monee Cemetery. We could not maintain our beautiful grounds without your continued support.  2016 Cemetery Board election resulted in Carl Lowe as President, Christi Holston as Secretary and Judie Popp as Treasurer. Darren Deutsche, Gary Ramirez and Rachel White agreed to remain involved as advisors. Lawn Care companies were contacted to place bids. Brian Cann was selected and employed for the 2016 mowing season. Brian and his crew did an excellent […]

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St. Paul’s Cemetery Letter

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  • May 16, 2016

March 24, 2016 Dear Friends of St Paul’s Cemetery,  St Paul’s Cemetery in Monee has always been a place of quiet reflection and gentle repose. When I was a child I can remember walking hand in hand with my Dad as he told me the stories of the people who had come before us. It still feels good to visit the graves of family and friends and to take a few minutes in the quiet park-like atmosphere to reflect. When we come to lay flowers on the graves of our loved ones, and remember them, it is comforting to see […]

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Cemetery Board Annual Report 2015

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  • January 31, 2016

Cemetery Board St Paul’s United Church of Christ Annual Report 2015 Cemetery Board election was held. Carl Lowe will continue as President and Christi Holston as Secretary and Judie Popp was elected Treasurer. Darren Deutsche, Gary Ramirez and Rachel White have agreed to remain involved as advisors. Lawn Care companies were contacted to place bids. Garcia & Sons Landscaping was selected and employed for the 2015 mowing season. We are not happy with their service and have decided to explore other solution for 2016. We will be accepting bids for lawn care in February 2016, and are also revisiting the option of owning our […]

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Cemetery Board Annual Report 2014

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  • January 31, 2015

Cemetery Report 2014 The Cemetery Board includes Carl Lowe as President, Christi Holston as Secretary and Gary Ramirez as Treasurer.  Darren Deutsche & Rachel White remain as consultants. The first man who vandalized the cemetery served 34 days in jail, with 36 months probation and paid the cemetery $1,500.00 in restitution.  The second man has been sentenced to 30 months in jail and the juvenile was sentenced to 200 hours of community service. There were four burials this year. The cemetery passed the State of Illinois inspection. The cemetery bank accounts continue to be financially sound. Respectfully submitted Carl Lowe, President

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