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Building for Ministry Seminar


Where are you on your journey?

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Building for Ministry Seminar


Where are you on your journey?

Register for our 21st Annual Building for Ministry Seminar!


Impact Your Ministry

The Building for Ministry Seminar is a complimentary, educational half-day seminar for churches thinking of building or expanding.


Get Expert Information for Every Step of Your Project!

Financing - Fundraising - Planning - Building

This is the First Step


Who Should Attend

Pastors

Trustees

Building Committee Members

Finance Committee Members

Whoever is Interested!


More than 1000

The number of attendees from churches all over the Midwest that our seminar has educated over the past 20 years. 


The seminar is very informative. All presentations were very well done and important. All aspects were covered in great depth.
— 2016 Building for Ministry Feedback
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Get Answers to Your Questions


Get Answers to Your Questions


 

How much will our project cost per square foot?

Should we hire an architect first?

When do we hire the contractor?

Should we use voluntary labor?

Should we remodel, or sell and build new?

How much can we afford?

Do we need a commercial kitchen?

Should we use a professional fundraiser?

How long should the entire process take from vision to dedication?

 
 
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Where & When


Where & When


Join us on April 14th, 2018 to Impact Your Ministry!

Comfort Inn

3000 Harbor Lane N
Plymouth, Minnesota 55447

763-559-1222

 

The Comfort Inn is conveniently located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Interstate 494 and Highway 55, just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and all Western Twin Cities Suburbs.

 
 
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Submit A Question


Submit A Question


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Submit a question that keeps you up at night to be answered at our seminar on April 14th, 2018.  

While you are asking, why not register?

 
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Meet Our Presenters


Meet Our Presenters


 
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Agenda


Agenda


8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Seminar includes continental breakfast and refreshments.  Coffee and tea are available all morning.  

8:30 am

Welcome - Seminar begins

TBA

 

8:35 am

Standing Room Only

We're out of space.  What do we do first?  Learn about master-planning and visioning, recent trends in church building design, and how an architect can shape vision into reality.

Angie Knodel, Holly Burley

Vanman Architects and Builders

9:05 am

How to get the best results possible in a church capital campaign

Getting the best results possible from a church capital campaign requires approaching the campaign in a very particular way.  There are no shortcuts or alternatives.  Mr. Walsh will share the secrets to church capital success that most churches simply don't, but really need to know and follow.

Michael Walsh

Walsh & Associates

9:45 am

Break and Refreshments

15 minute break for coffee and tea.


10:00 am

Breaking Ground

How much is an affordable loan amount?  Typical financing structures; sources for church financing.

TBA

 

10:45 am

We're Ready to Build

Do we use an architect/general contractor or a design/build company?

Tad Swedin, Adam Holmes

Vanman Architects and Builders

11:15

Seminar Completion

Feel free to ask questions after the seminar in one-on-one discussions. 

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Presented By


Presented By


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Vendors


Vendors


Recommended Vendors and Consultants

Building a Church requires a lot of moving parts.  Below is a list of some of our trusted partners who are experts in their field.

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Vendors to be announced - check back as we get closer to the seminar!