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Ministries are most effective when they are fully immersed in their community and buildings can play a key role in moving a church toward an embedded identity. Learn how strategic planning and innovative design can help bring the church back to the center of the community through spaces that are more flexible, accessible, relevant and inclusive.
Your community is your mission field. Does your building reflect a ministry outpost or a religious museum? Let's reimagine the true purpose of church facilities and explore how they can be designed to be more effective ministry tools that meet the needs of the community not just on Sundays, but 7 days a week!
Also discover a pathway to creating and maximizing resources in a way that not only provides more funding for ministry and mission but also creates hundreds or even thousands of unique visits to the church’s property, which can be leveraged to build the kingdom in a natural & relational manner. Learn how your ministry can invest more of its resources into its actual mission while creating a true catalyst for ministry growth and Kingdom impact!
President & Principal Architect, Building God's Way
Don has one of the most extensive backgrounds in worship and performing arts architecture, designing prominent facilities all across the U.S. throughout his 35 year career. Don leads a team that has designed more than 800 ministry projects across the country and he has been recognized with a number of awards for innovative and creative church design. Throughout his career, Don has emphasized the need to maintain solid stewardship principles throughout the design process and he leverages the unique BGW approach to deliver ministry buildings throughout the U.S. at costs well below industry averages. Don specializes in helping ministries leverage their facilities seven days a week while creating a sustainable revenue source.
Ministry Project Development - Hilbers, Inc. Contractors & Engineers
As the exclusive BGW Builder for the State of Washington, Hilbers is a company that has grown from a small, family owned business started in 1962 to a corporation that is ranked among the top Commercial General Contractors in Northwest. The Hilbers team is passionate about and committed to supporting ministry clients in honoring God throughout the expansion or renovation process.
Utilizing coordinated ministry efforts on the job site, Hilbers supports ministries in having a spiritual impact by serving the workers and the local community. From flat or sloped-floor sanctuaries to education and gymnasium facilities, the Hilbers and BGW team consistently delivers a 20-30% savings compared to typical church builders.