Posts Tagged ‘Church Architecture’

NZ man grows a living church from trees

Friday, July 17th, 2015

A New Zealand man has dedicated four years of his life to training tree branches so he could grow a church from trees. Using his trademark Tree Spade, Barry Cox, who once aspired to be the Pope, was able to relocate a variety of mature trees to create a unique and structurally complex church on Read more

Bishop directs that tabernacles go back to centre of sanctuaries

Friday, June 27th, 2014

An American bishop has directed that tabernacles that used to be in the centre of sanctuaries in churches and chapels are to be returned there. In a recent pastoral letter, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield emphasised that devotion to the Eucharist is central to faith. Bishop Paprocki directed that “tabernacles that were formerly in the Read more

Rebuild – a chance to think about the kind of building churches need

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Modern community churches need to be more than places of worship, a visiting American church builder Mel McGowan says. He was in Christchurch last week to assist the Presbyterian Church and Union Churches with its rebuild programme. 10 out of 34 of their congregations in Canterbury have been unable to use their main halls of worship since Read more