The historic church that’s overlooked the center of town in Wenham for nearly 170 years is in the midst of getting of new coat of paint worth between $160,000 and $180,000, according to the Salem News.
In addition to church services, the is often used for multi-denominational services, such as , and .
This year, the first phase of the project will repaint two sides of the church – facing Route 1A and Arbor Street – while the other two sides will be repainted next year, a church trustee told the paper.
In fall 2010, , complete with a new cellular phone tower inside. The bell tower, below the spire, will be repainted next summer, the News reported.