Progress

Renovation Update March 2021

The project is moving into the final stretch for Phase I, and good progress continues in all areas of the building.  A combination of weather and other factors has caused the schedule to fall a little behind for the outside work, but the inside work is farther ahead.  As a result, you can anticipate a “three-step” opening …

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GENERATIONS Reveal 1 Year Anniversary Before & After Updates

Happy 1st Anniversary! These past 12 months have been remarkable in more ways than one! We have seen continued build progress on our new and renovated spaces and a higher than average percentage of contributors and participation towards our GENERATIONS Building and Renovation Campaign. The transformation of our campus, the flexibility of our staff, and …

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JANUARY Renovation Update

The project continues to remain on schedule, and much progress has been made in the last few weeks.  The elevator framing has been completed, the roof opening over the shaft is covered, and the car assembly will be installed next.  We are hopeful that the new elevator will be approved for our use by the …

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DECEMBER Renovation Update

Excellent progress was made in several key areas during the scheduled “shutdown week”.  The main electrical transformer was relocated, and the new electrical switchgear was installed inside the building and placed into operation.  The contractors were able to install all but one of the new breaker panels required for Phase I.  The remaining panel, which …

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NOVEMBER RENOVATION UPDATE

The project continues to move along well with activity occurring in several places around our campus. The new electrical equipment required by the city is scheduled to arrive later this month, and the transformer relocation will take place the week of December 7th. The building will be without electricity that week, so the church will be closed …

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October Renovation Update

The contractors continue to make great progress.  Because of the delay in moving our electrical transformer, their work has shifted to the areas inside the building.  Demolition activity for the new elevator is continuing.  That work includes excavating a “pit” on the first floor which will have concrete footings to support the weight of the …

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September Renovation Update

Construction is well underway!  Demolition activity is taking place where the new elevator, WEE office suite and nursery area will be located.  Plumbing, duct work and electrical conduit in the path of the elevator is being relocated.  Some of the heaviest concrete demolition for the elevator shaft will be done in the evenings to better …

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Sights and Sounds of Construction

If you have been on the church campus in the last week or so, you have seen the beginnings of construction! A section of the east parking lot has been fenced off as a lay down lot for JohnsonKreis, our construction contractor. This will be used as a staging area for all the construction material …

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August Renovation Update

The rebid process has been completed, and the total project cost is now just under $7.5M.  That figure includes a $100k contingency, all the costs incurred in relocating the fitness room and library, and the cost of new furnishings, audio/video/lighting equipment and other items that FBC will supply.  The new men’s restroom and family restroom …

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June Renovation Update

Thank you to all involved with FBC’s first ever “virtual” groundbreaking ceremony! The event was a lot of fun, and it provided a great launch for the project. The ceremony can be viewed at https://fbcgenerations.org/progress. The asbestos abatement company has begun removing the old carpet and asbestos flooring from the area involved in the Phase …

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May Renovation Update

Much has been happening over the past several weeks. The architects have completed 100% of the drawings and have submitted them to the city for permit review. Our general contractor, Johnson-Kreis, has provided copies of the plans to potential sub-contractors, and bids will be received on May 12th. The start of construction is scheduled for …

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