Occupancy Signed – May 8, 2019

It’s official! Our new home is ready to be occupied! We received our official Commercial Certificate of Occupancy today :) Thank you Jesus! Looking forward to seeing you all at the Grand Opening on Friday, May 10, at 5:30PM.

Building Project Update – Aug 31, 2017

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

Building Update – April 5, 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

Chad Hansen


Want to help out? Below is a list of some ways you can help us get our new building up and ready:


This might seem simple but this is most important! We will be posting some specifics for you guys in the near future... but for now pray that God's hand is in the entire process as we venture into this project.


Are you a contractor or builder or know how to drive big trucks and things?
Feel free to contact Chad and let him know how you want to help:

Chad Hansen (Building Project Admin)


We currently have enough funds to start the process but we are a ways from having enough to finish up. You can give by clicking the button below or bringing your donations to the office or offering basket :)