Victory Life Church
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Victory Life Church recently finished a $6.9 million dollar building project that finished on time and under budget, bringing the natural elements of the beautiful surroundings inside. Described as open, warm and friendly, the hallmark of the gathering space is the coffeehouse, where attention to detail rivals any hipster café.
Our Savior Lutheran
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • When arson turned their environmental projection upgrade into a full sanctuary remodel with all new audio, video, and lighting systems, Our Savior Lutheran turned to CCI Solutions to help them through 6 months of being a portable church as well as upgrading their damaged sanctuary.
St. John’s Lutheran Church
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Traditional in doctrine but creative in their methods, when St John's Lutheran Church set out to renovate and expand their Sanctuary, they turned to CCI Solutions to help marry choir and organ friendly acoustics with clarity of speech, and deliver a visually dynamic worship space.
Huber Memorial Church
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Huber Memorial Church is located outside of downtown Baltimore down the street from their existing historic building. Their new facility was designed to be a place for worship as well as a tool for the church to use to reach out to their community.
Solomon Awards 2017 - Hope Church, Spartanburg [McAbee Architects, Inc.]
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • An abandoned warehouse which was previously used to store and repair video gambling equipment is redeemed to provide ministry space for Hope Church, a non-denominational church in upstate South Carolina. McAbee Architects guided the church through the transformation process and achieved valuable ministry space for under $40 per square foot.
Church of the Incarnation
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Church of the Incarnation has been a presence in the Uptown area of Dallas since 1927. The cathedral recently expanded their outreach to the community with the addition of a Gothic style chapel with state-of- the- art media. Full height glass reveals the new Children’s Education Building and Gathering Hall.
Second Baptist Church - Cypress Campus
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • For one of the largest churches in the nation, Second concentrated on growing services for the smallest members of its congregation. The new youth and children’s spaces reflect this mission by placing a focus on children, creating fun themed age-appropriate areas, and ensuring children’s security for parents’ peace of mind.
Solomon Awards 2017 - West End Church [Studio Red Architects]
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • West End Baptist Church, now West End Church, has been a fixture in the community for 109 years. Partnering with River Pointe Church to modernize the facilities, Studio Red upgraded the worship and educational centers, while maintaining the integrity and charm of the buildings carefully preserving the original design details.
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Cornerstone Chapel, a sprawling ski lodge-like church in Leesburg, Virginia, represents a new take on the worship experience. Built on 32 acres and seating 2,200, Cornerstone combines careful, detailed design and natural materials to create a welcoming space. Cornerstone has to ability to hold thousands, yet maintains an intimate feel.
Fellowship Bible Church
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • CDH Partners worked with Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia to help them develop a plan to provide space for their growing student ministry. Additionally, conferences, group meetings and other church events utilize the facility. The building provides many multipurpose opportunities for the entire church family and the community.
Clear Springs Baptist
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Clear Springs Baptist is outfitted with 18 PreSonus WorxAudio XL1i-P line arrays. An X2i-P/D array was flown over-stage for monitoring; dual TL218SSi-P subwoofers provide LF support. Present capacity is 800, but removable sidewalls will allow expansion to 1,600. Designed for this expansion, the system merely requires re-positioning of the arrays.
Grace Baptist Church
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • The GSM building located on the campus of Grace Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN was designed to enhance the student ministry's mission to create environments that allow students to connect with each other and provide opportunities for them to hear the gospel and experience Jesus in new ways.
Solomon Awards 2017 - Crosspointe Church [Visioneering Studio Architecture]
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Crosspointe Church wanted community solutions, rather than just a building. At Visioneering, we were honored to partner with them in redesigning their existing space and expanding with reuse in mind. From fitness classes to afterschool programs, Crosspointe’s space and partnership with the YMCA serve the community, seven days a week.
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Shepherd Church has about 8,000 members spread across 4 locations in Los Angeles, they brought in Visioneering Studios to evaluate previously designed construction costs, which led to a redesign of the facility. Visioneering was able to keep the 3,500 seat worship center with LED walls, a full kitchen, and café.
St. John Vianney Catholic Church
By TD Staff · September 26, 2017 • Nestled in West Houston’s Memorial neighborhood, St. John Vianney Catholic Church made significant additions and enhancements to the church campus to meet their expanding congregation needs. The compelling design integrates the new and old cohesively, uniting the parish in its mission of "Living Faith, Changing Lives, and Making a Difference."
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, November-December 2017
The November-December 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a review of the 49 New Product Award entries this year, as well as those entries up for Solomon Awards in 2017.