Tag: furnishings

New worship space at St. Joseph Church by Foresight Architects

The light of the new worship space at St. Joseph Church shines out

We have been working with St. Joseph Church in Demarest since June of 2014. We recently completed the first phase ...
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Seating

Worship space seating – where do you stand?

Churches without seating Many people are surprised when they walk into European churches and don't see any pews. They wonder why ...
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A Place for Baptism

Two decades of baptismal fonts

In 1992, Liturgy Training Publications published Regina Kuehn's A Place for Baptism. It quickly became one of the most respected ...
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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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Chairs or pews?

Chairs or pews?

Whether to go with chairs or pews in a worship space is a big question for those building new churches ...
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A day at the Ecclesiastical Exchange

As was mentioned in an earlier post, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia runs a program that makes available to other churches a ...
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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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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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