Jack Bays, Inc. was invited to participate in budgeting and value engineering by the architectural firm, Helbing Lipp Ltd. As a part of a multi-phased campus expansion plan, this phase consisted of a new sanctuary, bridged to the existing multi-purpose building by a corridor that in future will open up to further additions.
Budgetary concerns were significant, and JBI worked with the building committee, Helbing Lipp and the Owner’s representative to develop alternative materials and configurations to meet the necessary parameters.
The result is a new sanctuary building that blends seamlessly with the old. Inside the sanctuary a magnificent masonry altar wall serves as the backdrop for stained glass and a simple wood cross. In the adjoining narthex, a stunning contemporary painting – commissioned by the Church and created by a parishioner – greets all who enter.