Category Archives: Campus Design

Working Smarter: 1 Stage – 3 Ways

In May Ginghamsburg’s Makeover Team out to create a stage design that would transcend throughout three month-long summer series’ – one basic background customized for each of the three themes. We began with a simple sketch and used “foam boards” (cut from 4′ x 8′ sheets) – stored from another series. These were painted and...

A Week In the Life

So many projects, so little time. Here’s a peek at what’s been happening in our Ginghamsburg design world…  Change World Weekend Inspiration kiosk; Student Ministry “Parables” stage sign and Middle School “56″ logo wall sign; worship series “AT THE MOVIES hallway install, handcrafted oversized filmreels for stage design, first weekend featured film “42″, popcorn in...

Forever Changed: Easter @ Ginghamsburg

I’m posting some pics of our Easter stage design and weekend celebrations. It’s tough to keep up with posting when the work is so consuming – but it definitely turned out to be a weekend to remember. Awesome servants + remarkable worship design team talent + best message of hope EVER = moments that left...

Conference Eve

Tomorrow Ginghamsburg will welcome nearly 1000 guests from across the country, Alaska and Canada too – women and men who care deeply and seek to share widely the message of life-changing grace. And while it’s true that Ginghamsburg is a fairly large church, hosting this many folks in our facility is giving us a good...

Create A Stir

A few years ago Ginghamsburg hosted a small guest band with a backup singer who sported some unique wardrobe pieces. I remember complimenting her unusual jewelry and hearing back her simple, sweet response that has stuck with me to this day. “I like to create a stir, she replied.” I’ve been chewing on that uninhibited...

Honey, I Flipped the Stage

Tonight’s Ash Wednesday worship felt truly significant. Our teaching pastor Nick Cunningham spoke truth beyond his years and the imposition of ashes is always a powerful experience. What will make this a most memorable night however, will be that we flipped the room – made a small stage in the back and used our main...

Lead Strong: Ginghamsburg’s 2014 CHANGE THE WORLD conference

Ginghamsburg’s signature CHANGE THE WORLD conference is coming up April 3 & 4 and the excitement is growing! Our staff and church family love having company and some of my best memories are from these annual events. Karen Smith is our Director of Missional Operations and oversees the execution of these conferences, a job for...

What in the World??? – a hallway display

It’s no secret that most churches are somewhat “communicationally” challenged. And by that I mean that we struggle to create engagement, both with the “outside” world and with those inside our congregations – and Ginghamsburg is no different. We struggle just like others with what to post, what to announce in worship, what warrants weekend...