Tag: church

St. Patrick's Church

What to do with all these closed churches?

The demolition of St. Patrick's Church in Watervliet, NY earlier this year was one of the saddest things I've seen ...
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A labyrinth is incorporated into the narthex floor in subtle materials.

Master Planning Introduction

This is the first post in a series of posts about master planning for religious organizations. Each post will discuss ...
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TCC Exterior

Jim’s Story – Part Two

Once he got to high school, he exchanged his boyhood moniker of Jimmy for the more mature "Jim". He took ...
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View of the original worship space, looking south

Church of the Holy Spirit, Cortlandt Manor, NY

The members of this church have been actively participating in the liturgy since they first started worshiping at a chapel in ...
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Stations of the Cross

This video features the custom-designed glass mosaic Stations of the Cross installed in the Church of the Holy Spirit in ...
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Commissioning Prayer

Commissioning Prayer

In all my years working with churches, I have never been commissioned before I started working with a congregation. The ...
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Introduction to the Master Plan Process for Churches

One of the most challenging journeys in the life of a congregation is the process of renovating or building new ...
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Architectural Expressions of the Mission of the United Methodist Church

This video provides examples of how church buildings can be expressions of the principles of worship for the United Methodist ...
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Calvary United Methodist Church, Latham, NY

Calvary United Methodist Church, Latham, NY

Shortly after assisting this congregation with an updating of their Sanctuary, which included new interior finishes and improving access for ...
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Church of Corpus Christi - Reflection of Community Identity

Church of Corpus Christi – Reflection of Community Identity

The story of the design of Corpus Christi Church starts with a congregation that knew not only who they were ...
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