Summary of input from the small groups and individual responses
What did you tell us? (somewhat in order of # of times expressed)
NEED FOR ADDITIONAL SPACE
More storage space:
Extra tables and chairs
Worship equipment (“hallway stuff”)
Storage in classrooms
More classroom space:
Multi-purpose children’s gathering/worship space
Additional adult classrooms
Possible expansion for weekday preschool rooms
Expanded chancel space
Redesign for more efficient layout
Many ideas for expanded space, including a new building
Suggest reexamining after new updates to existing space
Paint & carpeting
HVAC & Electrical assessment
Safety and accessibility
Considerations for re-purposing or rearranging use of existing space.
Invite groups to “revisit” their suggestions and be more specific.
Plan not for the “present”, but future growth as well.
Update Ad Board and Congregation
Preliminary contact with “experts” (architect, financial feasibility, Ctr for Congregations)