Facility Focus Team

The mission of the Facility Focus Team is to present architectural renderings to the Congregation that will define the recommended facility renovations needed to support the future of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church missions.

Major Accomplishments

  • Assembled a Facility Focus Team to lead Phase I of the project.  (September 2014)
  • Assembled Vision Teams to dream about the BIG Spaces in our church.  (October 2014)
  • Congregation approved a line item in the 2015 budget to cover the cost of architect fee.  (November 2014)
  • Selected 4 Architect firms for interview.  (January 2015)
  • Feedback from Congregation.  (February 2015)
  • Architect interviews conducted.  (March 2015)
  • Choose Architect and continue feedback from the Congregation.  (April 2015) – After interviewing four architectural firms it was decided that Marotta/Main from Lancaster, PA would be best suited for St Paul’s project.
  • On August 23, the Focus Team, held a meeting to review the progress to date and share the placement of rooms.
  • Architectural renderings were available for congregation viewing and discussion during Cottage meetings held in September and October 2015.
  • Architectural renderings were presented at Congregational meeting for direction.

Stay tuned and Make your Voice Heard

On September 18, 2016 at 9:15 a.m. the Council will present the latest work from the Focus and Finance Teams as they relate to the redefined scope for renovations to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church facilities.  The architectural firm presented the revised plans on Sunday, August 28, 2016 and copies were mailed to all members of the congregation.  We anticipate an official acceptance of the revisions as presented, decision regarding a capital campaign and financing, and identify any other items necessary in proceeding to update the building for ministry in this century at this meeting.