In the early days, when settlers would start a new community in America, one of the first structures they built was the church. Today, the tradition continues as more and more churches create their own communities within their local communities.
A “Good Steward” Award recipient in the area of children’s / youth spaces, this Assemblies of God facility in Sparks, OK, has 16 modern cabins — each 6,000 square feet — with four large bunk rooms surrounding a central commons area.
When your church doesn’t have the resources to build additional facilities for youth ministries, what are you to do?
Sometimes, renovation or expansion makes more sense than new construction.
Today’s carpet can be made from recycled materials, and are readily recycled at the end of their lifespan.
Not all expansion needs are the same. For some churches, maximizing the space they have is the most sensible option.
An outreach-minded Massachusetts church creates four bedrooms in the church — using room dividers — so that families in need have a safe, warm place to sleep.
A multipurpose room is transformed into a state-of-the-art video venue/worship room annex.
When done right, these areas motivate, encourage, teach — and even inspire kids to draw their parents to church.
Billy Goff, CEO of Dallas-based Goff Companies, shares the 5 elements his firm’s most successful children’s spaces projects all have in common. 1) Security. This is the first and foremost priority. We like to design spaces with one way in and one way out, aside from emergency exits. The focus is on having one check-in […]