Here's the snippet from Sunday of Matt addressing the current status of the building project. Our goal is to raise $1million by January 2018 to put down on a loan, that would allow us to get our building finished by Dec 2018! If you would like to give towards that goal please click the "GIVE TO THE BUILDING FUND" button below.
Here’s our building project’s early phases and the status we are currently at:
- PHASE 1– Purchased three acres, Assembly Circle property (Finished)
- PHASE 2– Built 6,700 sq ft church office/ youth worship center (Finished)
- PHASE 3– Purchased additional six acres of adjoining property (Finished)
- PHASE 4– begin building 27000 sf children’s wing and sanctuary (Current phase)
This phase includes; design, engineering, plans, permits, structural fill material, footings, masonry walls, all building slabs, children’s wing structural steelPHASE 4 STATS:
Main sanctuary seating capacity: 1,050
Phase 4 cost: $1,200,000
Current cash on hand: $900,000
Phase 4 estimated completion date: December 31, 2017
January 2017 preliminary plans submitted to city of Grants Pass. Grants Pass sends preliminary plans back with notes and suggestions.
February 2017 RA Murphy works with sub contractors to finalize design and costs
RA Murphy and ECF building committee change roof design of sanctuary to eliminate conflicts in current design with sound and HVAC. Roof changed from HIP roof to 30' flat roof.
March 2017 - RA Murphy finalizing project design and engineering of metal building and concrete slab.
April 2017 - RA Murphy submitting revised plans to City of GP.
Once plans are approved and returned to RA Murphy/ECF phase #1 of project will begin.
ECF Leadership has prayerfully decided to build project in phases with cash available
RA Murphy has broken project into 7 phases.
Phase #1 Building Pad and Concrete
All design build subs and architect finalize design
Pay for permits
Site work; and prep building pas for sanctuary build. Stub in all underground utilities including sewer, water, storm drain, sprinkler water main, low voltage to the building.
Concrete; form, reinforce and pour concrete footings and slabs for entire building including second floor slab
Masonry; supply and install all "red iron steel" and steel pan deck
Plumbing; rough plumbing on entire project
Electrical; rough in under slab conduits, no wiring
Phase #1 cost estimate of $1,200,000
Current balance of ECF building fund $967,549.98
Currently waiting on engineering of steel and slab. Expecting to submit plans mid April.
RA Murphy is breaking up the costs of the 7 phases
Next update will be first week of June 2017
Here's the latest!
Here's another video to show you the progress being made. Special thanks to Mark Tobin for bringing out the drone and getting some cool shots! And thanks to all who have been working so hard! We really appreciate you guys!