by Rev. Sean “Some of the walls were the same. The roof was the same. Important changes had been made, but the sense of continuity which a building often comes to represent was unbroken. The continuity is one of the structure, but also of far more than that. It is a continuity of people and […]
A congregational meeting will be held on June 2 at 12:30. Along with elections, budget items and a possible vote on Kristen’s ordination will be a reveal of the site plan for the new building!
When the original space team was looking at options for finding us enough space, they heard that our carbon footprint – sustainability and efficiency – was extremely important to our congregation.
The Space Team has become the Building Expansion Team. The Space Committee was formed to determine what to do about obtaining more space. Now that decision has been made, Building Expansion more accurately describes our function.
By Margaret Cottam, Building Expansion Team Member Charrettes! No, not cigarettes. A charrette is an intense design session and over 150 of you participated in one of three opportunities to work with our architect last month. Each session started with some mingling activities. Images were posted around the social hall illustrating design features – […]
A charrette is an interactive group session intended to generate design ideas. What does charrette mean? Click to find out!
We Have Liftoff!! The Space Team was excited to announce the selection of Ewers Architecture at the Congregational meeting on September 30th. A little about Ewers Architecture for those who were unable to make the meeting: Peter Ewers is the owner of this dynamic firm and will be the lead architect on our project. Ewers is known […]
We’ve picked an architect!! The space team is delighted to introduce you to this dynamic architectural team. Come to the congregational meeting on September 30th at 1:00 pm for the grand announcement. The architect will give a presentation to help you get to know the firm and there will be an opportunity for questions. Keep […]
Architects Have Landed! If you drove into the church parking lot on July 10, you might have seen a group of people wandering around the grounds making notes on clipboards. It was the day of the architect site visit. Fifteen architects, engineers and landscapers representing five firms met in the Social Hall, where representatives of the […]
Foothills Is Expanding! After eight months of hard work, the Space Committee recommended that we stay in our current location. The Board accepted this recommendation at their meeting on May 24, 2018, and this decision was presented to the congregation at the annual meeting on June 3, 2018. Highlights of the Decision-Making Process: Hired Programming […]