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Covering the church for the rain.

Placing shelters at the windows and plastering the church to be protected raining.

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  • Rotten roof.
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Starting to preserve the cells.

Placing floating screeds on the roofs. Putting holes, cracks on the wall where deterioration was, fixing broken/rotten doors etc

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An effort of creating a small kitchen.

It was firstly painted, cleaned and some kitchen cupboards were placed to put things in better arrangement.

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Preservation of icons.

Many of the icons, Russian style, were cleaned and after receiving an initial preservation, decorate the walls of the church. Some of them were placed at the guest-house.

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 Improvement of the guest house.

The guest house was restored on huge chinks. It was later cleaned and painted and has Russian icons that belong to the cell.

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  • Before the maintenance work.
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  • The altar now.
    Cell of Axion Estin. The temple.

Restoring the church.

In two months, the small church was cleaned, painted and Russian icons which belong to the cell were placed. The icons were cleaned and partly preserved to be ready for the feast of the cell (11th June annually)