COS Plant Ministry: John Vandercook vs. the Camellias

You may have noticed as you returned to the campus that the once beautiful and majestic oak tree in the back parking lot has died and needs to be removed. In preparation for its removal, all the lovely camellias that were beneath its canopy needed to be relocated. Junior Warden John Vandercook singlehandedly dug out each of the six mature plants and replanted them. They are now living next to the Messler Columbarium beneath the oak trees. See the photo below. This was a huge job, and we thank him for this incredible plant ministry.