Category Archives: Ginghamsburg Worship

#weareGRATEFUL

After several very “clean” and primary-colored summer stage designs we were quite the ready for a more organic, nature-filled, “autumn leaves” type environment for our November GRATEFUL series @Ginghamsburg.   One very hot day early in September, team guys Doug and Clark drove to a lumber mill in southern Ohio to fetch a pick-up truck full...

So. I upholstered the fridge.

The  best part about owning a 20 year-old refridgerator is that there’s really nothing to lose when considering a major exterior change. Our beloved kitchen cooler is still running strong, just chillin’ and making ice cubes faithfully day after day. I was all set to slather it with black chalkboard paint when it occured to...

Need a lift? I did.

 The mission of Jesus is often costly, messy and inconvenient.   – Mike Slaughter Greetings Makeover Enthusiasts. Five months ago – due to a teeny weeny climate control issue our Ginghamsburg IT offices needed to be relocated to the precise area where our entire beautimous collection of design pieces were stored. Several staffpersons and I joined...

Outside Is Best

I’m someone who spends most of my days redesigning indoor spaces but when it comes right down to it, God designed it best. Out-of-doors is the richest worship environment when the elements permit. Come to think of it, most of our “human” designs are feeble attempts at bringing the outdoors inside. Ambient lighting, rich color...

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...

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...