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Project Delivery Method: How are We Building? Part 3

This is the third part in a series of articles describing the different project delivery methods. The first part dealt with “Design-Bid-Build”, the second part dealt with what to look for in an architect. This article will deal with the project delivery method know as “Construction Management” or “CM”. Construction Management In this method the church hires a Construction Manager …

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Project Delivery Method: How are We Building? Part II

Selecting the Architect for Your Church This is the second part in a series of articles describing the different project delivery methods.  The first part dealt with “Design-Bid-Build”. This article will deal with selecting the architect for this method. As mentioned, in the “Design-Bid-Build” method, selecting the architect will be one of the most important decisions the church will make. …

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Midwest Church Construction Comitted to Helping Joplin Churches Rebuild

In the hours before dawn on Christmas morning 1996 our founder received a phone call from Faith Baptist Church in Adrian Michigan; a tragic fire had destroyed the church.  By the grace of God there were no injuries but the building was a total loss.  Midwest Church Design and Construction helped the leadership team see past the smoke and envision …

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Project Delivery Method: How are We Building? (Part 1)

A church decides to build or remodel a facility. The one part of the building that will determine its integrity is the foundation. Just as the quality of a building is affected by its foundation, the success of a building project is greatly affected by the process used in designing and constructing the project. In this endeavor, most churches tend …

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Things To Consider in a Church Building Program

Things to consider in a church building program. Due to space, only bullet points were included. For further amplification of these and other issues, contact Jack Berry at berryj@midwestchurch.com. Address church health issues. • Spiritual Health • Financial Health • Missional Health Plan properly. • Ministry Planning • Financial Planning • Site Master Planning (build for growth) Address money issues. …

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Your Church Design & Construction Project Needs a Vision

When it comes to church design and construction it is impossible to underestimate the importance of vision.  Vision determines the amount of space and/or property necessary to support your ministry and influences what that space will look like.  Vision establishes a hierarchy of space and enables your leadership team to prioritize which spaces come first during the conceptual stage of …