Balancing desires, needs and space

What’s been identified as desirable and necessary in a potential parish center building project will demand considerable creativity in connecting it with the existing church and fitting into limited space around the church. Thirty parishioners gathered Jan. 4 to review project priorities developed at an earlier meeting and to see space needs for a project … Continue reading Balancing desires, needs and space

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Reviewing project components

There’s a photo of our church in the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society taken in 1918, the year its construction was completed. As you can see our neighborhood was pretty desolate then: a kind of scrubby pine tree on one corner, what might be a house where the university’s science building is being built. … Continue reading Reviewing project components

A firm foundation

On Wednesday about 30 parishioners gathered to identify and prioritize components of a possible parish center.  The group included people who participated in the unification process two years ago, parish staff, and members of the Pastoral and Finance councils.  The discussion didn’t start from scratch, since earlier consultation had identified specific needs and desires but … Continue reading A firm foundation