'building project' Tagged Posts

'building project' Tagged Posts

As the Concrete Work Begins, Your Prayers Help Build the Foundation

Site preparation underway for Concrete pours Now that the former Youth Building demolition is complete, our contractors are preparing the site to pour the concrete foundation for our new Children’s Center and Hospitality Atrium.  Part of this preparation involves the underground plumbing, sewer, and storm drain work needed for the facility changes. Then, they’ll regrade the areas and test for moisture.  Once these tasks are complete, the contractor will pour the new concrete piers and grade beams in preparation for…

Save The Date

A little more than a year has passed since we began receiving funds for our Embrace & Transform campaign and the building on which we hope to soon begin construction. To date, we have received well over $1.1M thanks to the faithful generosity of our members. As we continue to support this vision, we want you to know that our building committee is making tremendous progress. At this time, they are reviewing the final construction documents and will soon be…

Save The Date – Church Wide Building Project Meetings

A little more than a year has passed since we began receiving funds for our Embrace & Transform campaign and the building on which we hope to soon begin construction. To date, we have received well over $1.1M thanks to the faithful generosity of our members. As we continue to support this vision, we want you to know that our building committee is making tremendous progress. At this time, they are reviewing the final construction documents and will soon be…

Building Plans Finalized: Upcoming Congregational Meetings

As the days of summer are upon us, things remain very busy for our Building Committee.  Just this week, the final construction documents have been completed by GFF Architects.  Between now and mid-July, we will be working to receive final construction pricing from our General Contractor and all of the subcontractors for the various trades.  We are also in the process of finalizing financing for the project and working with the City of Allen on various project requirements.  Once the…

Building Project Design Development/Finish Selection Update

Part of my role as the FUMC Allen Lay Leader has been the privilege of serving as a member of our Embrace and Transform Building Committee.  It has been exciting to watch the vision of the congregation become a reality as our Building Committee works with the architect and general contractor consultant to complete the plans for the new construction and renovation of our facility. Here are some updates from our recent work: The Design Development phase of our project…

Embrace & Transform Building Project Update

Progress.  Progress.  Progress.  While it may not be apparent, we’ve accomplished a lot of work on our building project.  After the architects completed schematic design, the general contractor estimated costs for us.  Through November and December, the Building Committee spent many hours scrutinizing the costs and making trade-offs to ensure every precious dollar is used effectively. We will tear down the old building that houses Youth Ministry and some offices.  That’s approximately 9,000 square feet being removed.  Then, we will…