Fundraising for Church Construction: Small Congregations

Any architectural project can require time and resources that often seem out of reach for congregations, especially ones that are small. If you’ve decided to begin a new church construction or remodel, one of the first steps that you should take is deciding on where you’re going to get the funds to finance such a large undertaking. Fundraising is one of the best places to start because it allows the community to have a sense of ownership and accountability for their worship space.

If you’re planning your fundraising activities, here are a few ideas to get you started:
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Creating a Church Construction Pre-Design Plan: Part II

Last week, we discussed the first part of the church construction pre-design plan. During that phase, the goal was raise the appropriate amount of funds necessary and to start talking to experienced professionals, such as those at Vanman Architects and Builders.

This week, we’ll be looking at the critical third and fourth steps of a church construction pre-design plan. This includes setting up your project goals and finding the ideal site.
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Creating a Church Construction Pre-Design Plan: Part I

The need for a new church construction project often makes itself known in some uncomfortable ways, such as not having enough room for your congregation or you’re suddenly faced with a much larger nursery population than you have space for. Either way, though your fellowship may be eager to begin the project, the first step that your church leadership should take is creating a church construction pre-design plan.
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Involving Your Community in Church Design and Construction

When beginning any church design and construction project, it’s vital to make sure that your congregation is on board. After all, without them, there would be little need to create a beautiful worship space.

Presenting the idea of adding onto or building a new church facility can be a tough sell, especially if you aren’t adequately prepared to respond to your communities concerns.

Involving the congregation from the beginning is an excellent way to create buy-in for your new church design and construction project. Use these 3 tips to make sure your ministry feels sufficiently involved with the new design and your church renovation company:
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