The Building Bulletin: September 2022

We are seeing a lot of changes on the construction site every day. To make it easier for you to see what’s going on, we’ve asked the contractor to take down the fence covering next to the patio and sanctuary. There is also one accessible window on the upper floor of the education building that gives a […]

The Building Bulletin: August 2022

There are more and more people in fluorescent vests and hard hats moving around our grounds every day. We are finally in the construction phase of our project!!   The new electrical transformer has been installed, and the old transformer has been removed. Switching the building over to the new transformer began on Wednesday and should […]

The Building Bulletin: July 2022

WE HAVE A BUILDING PERMIT!!! It was beginning to feel like this day would never come. We had a couple of last-minute glitches, but now the permit is in hand, and we can move forward with the project. Thanks to Pinkard Construction and Ewers Architecture for seeing us through this frustrating process.   First thing Monday […]

The Building Bulletin: June 2022

Thanks to everyone who attended the groundbreaking celebration! We heard some inspiring speakers and had a chance to reconnect with old friends and take photos with hard hats and shovels. After a rainy afternoon, the weather cleared, resulting in a very pleasant evening. If you are on the church grounds, take the opportunity to follow the […]

The Building Bulletin: May 2022

Groundbreaking Ceremony on May 17th. The church has been investigating an expansion in some form since 2008. This latest effort has been ongoing since 2016. Thousands of volunteer hours from previous building teams, board members, fundraisers, group facilitators, and more have gone into this project. We are finally about to see the fruits of our […]

The Building Bulletin: April 2022

The big news this month is that we have scheduled a groundbreaking celebration for May 17th! This day was a long time coming, and we are so excited to kick off the start of construction. We will be sending more information soon. In the meantime, mark your calendars. You’ve all helped make this possible, so join in […]

The Building Bulletin: March 2022

Good News! We are wrapping up the Final Development Plan with the city. All that remains is administrative cleanup, items like escrowing funds, paying fees, and recording our project. Our architectural team is working on putting the whole package together, and everything should be finalized by the end of the month. Our project has been […]

The Building Bulletin: February 2022

There’s been a lot of activity on the building front this month. If you attended services in person on Sunday or have driven past the church lately, you may have noticed that we have started removing trees to make room for our new sanctuary. While we are all sad to see them go, rest assured […]

The Building Bulletin: 2021 Year in Review

Building Year in Review The building project had a productive 2021. Last January, we had 50% design completion. We now have 95% construction documents, have passed several important milestones in the city permitting process, and are planning the actual construction! Here’s a summary of where we were, where we’re going, and what’s coming up next. […]

The Building Bulletin September 2021

The long and winding road…  The process of getting a building permit is much more complicated than you might think.  If you want a shed in your backyard, you submit a request, and the building department gives you your permit. The process we are going through with this building is another ball game entirely. As […]

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