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Church Design

Construction Site = Ministry Site

By: Aspen Group
July 06, 2011

To the average eye, it looks like a construction project.  But to people with a big heart for outreach, that church construction project looks like a huge opportunity to reach out and show the love of Christ.  Here are some examples of outreach that our construction teams have experienced from churches over the years:

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Church Design | Church Construction

Interested in Church Design?

By: Aspen Group
June 24, 2011

Aspen Group is pleased to announce that we have launched a new, monthly e-newsletter focused on church design! We are excited to share stories of churches with unique spaces that align with their ministries. The e-newsletter will feature various facility projects, sharing photos, floor plans and the story behind the effective church design. Check out the June edition, featuring Grace Fellowship Church in DeMotte, IN.

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Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Discover the impact Millennials' values, allegiances, and assumptions will have on your church.

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Leadership | Church Construction | Managing Facilities

Ditch Fear and Be Transparent

By: Aspen Group
June 17, 2011

Written by Lynn Noe

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Edwin A. Bahler

By: Aspen Group
March 25, 2011

Last Thursday, March 17, 2011, Edwin Bahler went home to be with the Lord at age 84. With his passing, we remember his life and legacy, and feel very blessed to have such a rich heritage at Aspen Group.

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Church Construction

Whose Back Are You Patting?

By: Aspen Group
March 18, 2011

Recognition...we all like it, many of us need it, and some of us just don’t think about its importance to those around us. So why is recognizing your team so important?

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Church Design | Church Construction

10 Permitting Considerations For Your Site

By: Aspen Group
February 25, 2011

It’s an exciting time for your church.  You have purchased property with the dream of building a new church.  When budgeting and planning for your project, don’t forget the costs associated with permitting.  Here are some questions regarding permitting that you will need to consider with your building team in order to plan and execute your project smoothly:

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Church Design | Project Profiles | Church Construction

Creating the Right Space

By: Aspen Group
February 23, 2011

Emmanuel Church of Greenwood faced a challenge. They were blessed with a generous amount of space, but it was not the right space. The tremendous growth they had experienced over the past several years made this even more apparent. The problem was two-fold: they were tight on space in the auditorium and children’s ministry, and the facility itself was not aligned with their ministry. The traditional building did not match the people and the vibrant, cutting-edge ministry of the church.

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Culture | Events | Church Construction | Managing Facilities

A Unique Learning Event for Church Leaders

By: Aspen Group
February 16, 2011

Have you heard that the Cornerstone Alignment4 Conference is back in Indianapolis this year? 

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Where is the church in the midst of an emergency or disaster?

By: Aspen Group
February 04, 2011

Blizzard?  Extended power outages? No matter where you live, it is likely that you and your community were impacted by the weather during these last few days.  So what if churches across the country had been able to help their communities in preparing for and dealing with our recent weather emergencies?  What about other emergencies like the recent Tucson tragedy?

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Church Design | Project Profiles | Church Construction

Grace Fellowship Church One Year Ministry Update

By: Aspen Group
January 26, 2011

It always starts with ministry.  It’s that simple.  But when you combine a solid ministry with the right spaces, watch what happens.

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