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Faith-Based

We’re not simply church architects: We believe in designing buildings as tools for ministry, including places for worship, education, and fostering community. We believe that a clear understanding of your mission, values, and culture is imperative in informing how we design to best fit your vision. We then guide our faith-based clients to translate their vision into space that expands their reach of influence.

We understand the challenge to do more with less. Thereby, we advocate for you as stewards of your resources to maximize the value of your investment, from churches and chapels to missional community centers. With our expertise in master planning, we will guide and serve you by respecting your budget constraints as you develop your vision for the future.

Many of our faith-based clients envision worship spaces that accommodate not only their entire congregation but also other supported ministries. Our interactive, collaborative design process engages multiple participants, from volunteers to committee-driven ministries. We guide your organization to prioritize your needs and desires, understand your options, and make informed decisions that maximize limited resources. We listen attentively to understand both the big picture and the small details to develop useful and impactful design solutions that move your ministries forward. Together, we build consensus to create a cohesive church design that expresses mission through architecture.

Because communication is so important, we also offer compelling visual tools and design graphics that support and stimulate fundraising.

Our committed architectural team is deeply invested in each project.  In partnering with you, we concentrate on creative stewardship and advocacy so that you can focus on nurturing and celebrating your meaningful ministry.

Featured Projects

Representative list of project experience:

Benjamin's Hope - Holland, Michigan
new construction of administrative spaces, gathering and worship spaces

Catholic Central High School Chapel Renovation - Grand Rapids, Michigan
renovation of chapel space for high school

Calvin Theological Seminary - Grand Rapids, Michigan
addition and renovation

Chapel Pointe Church - Jenison, Michigan
master plan for new facility including worship, multi-purpose space, commercial kitchen, educational space, nursery and office

Christian Reformed Conference Grounds - Holland, MI

Christian Reformed Church North America Headquarters - Grand Rapids, Michigan
major renovation of old printing press, warehouse, and offices into an open office work environment for denomination agencies

Christian Reformed World Missions - Grand Rapids, Michigan
renovation of closed offices into an open office work environment

Christian Reformed World Relief Committee - Grand Rapids, Michigan
renovation of closed offices into an open office work environment

Covenant Life Church - Grand Haven, Michigan
phased renovation of offices, fellowship space and classrooms

Genesis United Methodist Church - Cascade Township, Michigan
master plan for a new facility including auditorium, community center, classrooms and offices for phased construction

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church - Holland, Michigan
new church home including worship space, nursery, offi ces, commercial kitchen, educational space, and nursery

Grace Episcopal Church - East Grand Rapids, Michigan
addition and renovation of offices, fellowship space, classrooms, preschool area and kitchen

 

Hillside Community Church - Grand Rapids, Michigan
addition and renovation of existing church facility

Inner City Christian Federation - Grand Rapids, Michigan
feasibility study for expansion to existing facilities

KeyStone Community Church - Grand Rapids, Michigan
renovation of retail space for community church

Madison Place of Madison CRC - Grand Rapids, Michigan
renovation of an old warehouse into a home for youth recreational activities, conference and classroom use, and vibrant local community programs

North Street Christian Reformed Church - Zeeland, Michigan
addition and renovation of existing church space

Oakdale Park Christian Reformed Church - Grand Rapids, Michigan
new worship space, gymnasium, education, commercial kitchen and office

Pregnancy Resource Center - Family Support Services Office Renovation - Wyoming, Michigan
office renovation

Shawnee Park Church - Grand Rapids, Michigan
addition for nursery, classrooms, office and fellowship space

Sherman Street Christian Reformed Church - Grand Rapids, Michigan
program and design

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish- Grand Rapids, Michigan
addition and renovation to classrooms, multi-purpose and office space

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