Constructing or renovating a worship facility can and should be a joyful time. So, what are the right things to do which will help bring joy - or at least keep the peace - during a building project?
Gary Zandstra · April 24, 2018
There are countless horror stories and lists of what not to do. These are important as no one wants to make avoidable mistakes. Yet, part of the puzzle is missing.
You can avoid the major mistakes and still end up with a building project that is frustrating, time consuming and just plain no fun!
So, what are the right things to do?
A building project can and should be a joyful time. The fact that you are embarking on a building project is a testament to ministry happening at your church.
What factors can help bring joy—- or at least keep the peace—- during a building project?
1.) GET THE RIGHT PEOPLE FROM YOUR CONGREGATION INVOLVED
It cannot be overstated how important it is to have the right team in place, as you head into a building project.
The team I am referring to are the people responsible for decisions on getting the building built, not the ones in fundraising or communication efforts. Those are completely separate tasks that should be handled outside of the building committee.