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St. Moritz Church, Augsburg, Germany Photo © Gilbert McCarragher

Does your church feel more like a museum than a place of worship?

In these days of diminishing urban congregations still trying to hold onto beautiful historic buildings, sometimes it is not hard ...
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Angels come to Allendale

Angels come to Allendale

On Saturday, April 5, the Most Reverend John W. Flesey, D.D., Regional Bishop of Bergen County and Rev. Charles Pinyan ...
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Our Lady of Mercy Church after the 1970's renovation

Our Lady of Mercy converted!

Last night I attended an event at Macedonia Baptist Church in Albany, NY hosted by the Men's Fellowship. After the ...
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Developing a budget for your renovation or construction project

Part of our firm's Master Planning process is the development of a Project Budget. A Project Budget is different from ...
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Old baptismal pool finds new life

Old baptismal pool finds new life

When you walk through the front doors of Emmanuel Baptist Church in downtown Albany, NY, it doesn't take long to ...
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Philip Johnson

No more drive-in services at the Crystal Cathedral

Way back in time, while I was studying architecture in college, the famous (and somewhat notorious) American architect Philip Johnson ...
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St. Athanasius Church, Reading, MA

Softening a 60’s Worship Space

St. Athanasius Church in Reading, MA was designed during a building boom for Roman Catholic churches in the Archdiocese of ...
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Where are the Millennials?

Where are the Millennials?

Go into just about any church on a Sunday morning and, unless it's on a college campus, you will be ...
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Master Planning Process – Phase IV

Consensus-Seeking Phase Consensus decision-making calls for church members to let go of their vested interests and their personal agendas. They ...
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Master Plan, James Hundt, Foresight

Renovating Sustainably – “The Mother of All Models”

Ten years after the Motherhouse renovation, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Monroe, MI, repeated history, ...
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