Here Is the Church . . . but Where Is the Steeple?
Here Is the Church . . . but Where Is the Steeple?
Grace Place is a church in Berthoud, Colorado, that includes the Trailhead Café, which offers great food, and The Outpost, which welcomes children into an interactive area with kayaks, tents, and a climbing wall.

Nontraditional approaches to building use and design

From urban artists’ colonies in the Southwest to suburban Tennessee, independent Christian churches are challenging—and abandoning—traditional American church design. While every church featured this month is seeking to use its facility to further the gospel, each congregation is taking a unique approach.

Click on these links for a sampling of some of the most unconventional church building approaches to be found among Christian churches and churches of Christ.

These profiles are written by Justin Horey and Jennifer Johnson:

Bayside Church, Roseville, California

CrossWinds Church, Pleasanton, California

Journey Church, Three Way, Tennessee

Crosspointe Church of Cary, Cary, North Carolina

Restore Church, Silver Spring, Maryland

New City Church, Phoenix, Arizona

2|42 Community Church, Brighton, Michigan

The Crossroads Church, Anthem, Arizona

True North Church, Perth, Australia

Journey Christian Church, Roswell, Georgia

Area 10 Faith Community, Richmond, Virginia

Grace Place, Berthoud, Colorado

Discovery Christian Church, Broomfield, Colorado

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