Build on Faith – Widen the Welcome 
Capital Campaign Project Priorities

Work will begin in summer and fall of 2015 with projects in Tier I and proceed through the following tiers in the months to come. In addition to these projects, 10% of all proceeds will be given away to mission outside of our doors.


Tier I

  • Install elevator
  • Install auto-door opener on east entrance at top of ramp
  • Construct 3rd floor bathroom; move nursery to 3rd floor and rearrange existing classroom space
  • Modify existing bathrooms to meet ADA standards where possible, and to improve accessibility in all cases

Tier II

  • Sound upgrades for sanctuary including improvement to hearing assistance system, speakers in the choir loft, and speakers in the library
  • Replace 3rd floor windows with functional, safe, insulated double-pane windows
  • Set aside 50% of the cost of the elevator into the endowment, against future maintenance costs

Tier III

  • Upgrade sanctuary lighting
  • Upgrades to Forbes Hall paint, carpet, and lighting
  • Kitchen flooring

Tier IV

  • 1% for beauty: use 1% of total campaign proceeds for aesthetic improvements to our common spaces
  • Forbes Hall electric upgrades, including addition of more outlets
  • Evaluate kitchen appliances and replace as needed
  • Install 2nd auto-door opener on west entrance door
  • Replace sanctuary chandelier
  • Paint and fresh hardware for the front doors
  • Sanctuary ceiling repair