full stage Our Ginghamsburg Makeover Team set out to design a stage to provide an engaging backdrop for our seven-week series on the Holy Spirit. Inspired by a Columbus, Ohio Anthropologie storefront, our key resources were smashed aluminum cans (clean!) and paper pendant lights from IKEA. With weedcloth as a wall covering/backdrop – and following a [...]
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how does your team press into the future? we’ve all heard it said that if we do things the way we’ve always done we’ll get what we’ve always got. our team’s new day is dawning in the context of mini-retreats, days apart (at a coffee shop, a business center, a comfy living room, etc.) planned [...]
modernfamily: the genesis of relationships
based on the book of Acts, this was to be a series on the Holy Spirit. the timeline also included our teaching pastor’s debut and he was excited to focus on community. so, it ended up being a series on how the Holy Spirit impacted the community of the early church. pretty cool…and lots to work with.
my droid woke me at 6 a.m. when colleague karen smith called to say that due to the severe storms the night before, ginghamsburg’s tipp city campus had NO power – and none predicted for at least two hours. through the years we’ve dealt with snow up to the gills, hurricane force winds, no water [...]
“nothing happens but first a dream…” and in our case this entire stage design came about as a result of dreaming together as a team – using what we had (30+ white paper globes) and one of our artists insisting that we depict the full spectrum of sunrise colors. taking our inspiration from our Easter [...]
if this stage design seems reminiscent of the last “Right Here, Right Now” set it’s because we basically repurposed the framework from the last series into a more serious, deeper-for-Lent kind of look. we covered the window panes with “wallpaper” we designed and printed ourselves from the main series graphic – then adhered that wallpaper [...]
and so lent begins. we designed an ash wednesday worship that focused on our human brokenness with a call to confession …for christianity has nothing to offer us until we come face to face with our need for a savior. moving into our lenten message series we are sensing the need to accelerate the participation [...]