Blue Fire Committee Update — Congregational Forum April 26

The Blue Fire Committee has been making progress on our work to evaluate options to replace Pilgrim Hall. With everything that has been going on over the past few weeks, it is taking a bit longer than expected to get all the information we need to make an informed decision. We want to postpone our congregational forum by one week, …

Blue Fire Update

The Blue Fire Team is on track to present the final option for rebuilding the church campus on Sunday, April 19 after worship. In this time of great uncertainty, it feels good that there are some things the pandemic cannot stop, including getting closure on this long period of discernment since the fire. Look for more details in the next …

Blue Fire Update | Feb. 20, 2020

The Blue Fire Team is hard at work modeling all three concepts of a rebuilt campus to see which one aligns most closely with our mission, constraints, needs, values and long-term financial health. We have shifted the congregational vote date slightly to allow time for the congregation to absorb details from the final concept we will present in May. Here’s …

Fire Rebuilding Concepts Presented

Since concluding last October that rebuilding Pilgrim Hall as it used to be would not be financially feasible given the amount of the insurance settlement and other funds available, the Blue Fire Committee has been working on alternative construction project scenarios that both meet our needs and fit within our budget. The committee presented its latest project update after worship …

Blue Fire Update

On Sun., Jan. 12, immediately following worship, the Blue Fire Team will provide an update about Pilgrim Hall. As you recall, at the Nov. 3 congregational meeting, Blue Fire was given a new mandate to envision alternative possibilities for building on campus since the insurance proceeds would not cover rebuilding Pilgrim Hall as it was with code upgrades. Blue Fire …

Congregational Meeting on Sun., Nov. 3

A Congregational Meeting will be held on Sun., Nov. 3 to discuss and vote on a new charge for the Blue Fire Committee beyond its original task of overseeing the design and reconstruction of Pilgrim Hall.