Historic Monkton church reviving as a community hub

THE EAST MONKTON Church has stood on this sandy knoll off Church Road since 1867. After a period of decline, local supporters are reviving the building as a spot for various community gatherings. Photo by Barbara Bosworth

A local cultural hub has come full circle over the past 157 years. In its early decades, the East Monkton Church was not only a house of worship, but also the scene for standing-room-only concerts, festivals, plays, lectures, ice cream socials and oyster suppers. 

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