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Steve Wood

Exterior Walls and Interior Framing

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Q & A on our Construction Process: Question: How is construction moving along? Answer: After demolition was completed in summer of 2018, Hill Construction projected a two-year process to rebuild our campus.  That timeframe still holds. We expect to gain occupancy in the summer of 2020 – which means we are now under a year!!…

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Search Me, O God

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Bible Study Don’t just take our word for it . . . take His! We would encourage you to spend time examining the following Scriptures that shaped this sermon: Psalm 139.23-24, John 16.7-11 Sermon Outline God will speak to you by his Word, through his Spirit. God will sometimes speak to you through another person. Examine your…

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One Year of Construction

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One year ago this week we gathered in our parking lot for a ground-breaking celebration.  It marked the end of the demolition of the burned remains of the Ministry Center and the beginning of our new construction.  Hard to believe all that has taken place this past year on our campus (read our previous updates)…

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Asbestos Removal and Clergy Moving

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Q & A on Our Construction Project: Question: What’s happening on campus? Answer: Two things to note.  First, asbestos removal from Catlin Annex began this week (see photo above). Once this removal is completed the next phase can begin. Second, we are expecting concrete to be poured along the Venning Street side of the Ministry…

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What is a Columbarium?

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Q & A on Our Construction Project: Question: Last week you mentioned that we were building a “columbarium” in the Whilden Street Courtyard.  What exactly is a columbarium? Answer: A columbarium is a place for the repose of cremated remains. The word comes from the Latin, “columba,” which means, “dove.” Originally, the term columbarium was…

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The Master Plan

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Talking to myself about summer construction plans: Question:  In your last email you mentioned a “comprehensive master plan.”  What does that mean? Answer: One of the benefits of the construction process has been the ability to create an integrated campus that has a sense of space and flow to both the architecture and landscaping.  To…

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