Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Doors, Floors, and Walls

Signs of progress are all around the first floor of the Life Education Center. A new ramp is being framed out for the new exit door to the Tyler Road side of the church. This will provide a second way out at ground level for our little ones in the nursery & preschool area should there ever be an emergency.

Ramp for the hallway to the new exit.

Some of the "breaches in the walls" that I wrote about last week are starting to be filled in, with windows being framed out with concrete block for the new activity room.

Windows openings for new activity room.

The door frame is in place for the kitchenette area for the new activity room.

Another look at the new activity room.

Restroom doors for the toddlers are being put in place, along with all of the plumbing. In fact, the plumbing has been installed in the floors and soon will be covered in concrete.

Doors framed for restroom between two preschool rooms.


Plumbing in place, covered in fabric and ready for concrete.

Outside the LEC, a ramp will soon be going in that will connect the area outside the Parking Deck with the connector. As you can see, the sidewalk that is currently there is being demolished.

Demolition of the concrete to prepare for the new ramp.

As you can see, there is a lot going on. Check back here soon for more news about progress in our Connecting project.


Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Breaches in the Walls

Considering that we, as a church, are reading together about Nehemiah repairing the walls of Jerusalem, it seems strange to speak of breaches in walls as a good thing. However, with the new nursery and preschool space on the first floor of the Life Education Center, it is indeed a sign of progress. Walls are being breached to make room for doors, windows, and expanded spaces. Below are some of those breaches.

Openings for a closet, family restroom, and water fountains.

New openings for door and windows of activity room.
Two rooms combined to form the new activity room.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Nursery & Preschool Beginnings

Work has begun on the first floor of the Life Education Center, where the Nursery & Preschool Ministry will be relocated. Most of what has been done is structural, with channels being created for plumbing and walls being shortened to make room for bathrooms. Here are a few pictures to give you an idea of how things are progressing.

This is the view down the hallway toward the Fellowship Hall.
Part of the wall is removed between the baby and toddler rooms to make room for windows and a restroom.
Portions of walls for the preschool rooms have been removed to make room for adjoining restrooms.
Channels are cut for plumbing in the toddler room.