Project Management

Project Management

Developing a church building project, be it major repairs, re-ordering or adapting the building, is not a simple process.

“Any project, even small ones, will involve vision, a lot of hard work, determination and a team of people. It will raise issues which have to be faced thoughtfully and worked through. Many buildings are protected by law in recognition of their historic and architectural merit. The need to ensure that any alterations are sensitive to its historic fabric and cultural significance while making the building fit for 21st century purposes must be met. The wish to create a community space while preserving some or all of the building as a space fit for worship has to be carefully balanced. Many of these buildings are loved by their local communities and are viewed by many as sacred places (and that word itself means different things to different people); so change has to be introduced carefully and with due consultation. It takes a lot of careful thought, creative ideas and good design. It will also involve a range of skills, some of which you will find within your congregation and wider community, and others that you may have to develop as you go along.”

Crossing the Threshold

Documents to Download:

Project Management How to Get Your Church Building Project Ducks in a Row.pdf

Project Timeline.pdf

Project Business Plan.pdf


Weblink:  Crossing the Threshold: A Step-By-Step Guide to Developing Your Place of Worship for Wider Community Use and Managing a Successful Building Project

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