The building project of our new church has gained tremendous momentum the last few months! We have been able to complete several projects on the property that had to be done before we can begin construction of the temple, or move onto the property in any fashion. RECENTLY COMPLETED PROJECTS: ☑ Connect power to our […]
Category: Building Project
Exciting Construction Update!
We are roughly at the mid-point of phase one of our sitework project. There is a slight delay in the storm drain installation pending a plumbing permit. Landscaping for drainage swales will be planted around November 15th. Our well shed is 90% complete with electricity to be hooked up this week. A well pump is scheduled […]
From “Planning” to “Building”!
From “Approval Finalized” Building Project Update, November 19, 2014 – “On March 26, 2014, Fr. Andreas and our building group met with the real estate agent to look at the property at 647 Valley View Road, Ashland. We examined the dwelling and the property for our potential use. During the month of April, we investigated […]
Dear faithful, With His Eminence Archbishop Benjamin’s blessing, we are excited to announce a $75,000 matching grant for our church building project at Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church in Ashland, OR! From now until Pascha, every donation is met, dollar-for-dollar, up to $75K, and all of this money will go toward the site work on our […]
Building Project and Property Update (October 2019)
This past year has been a busy one. In January, we identified the next two major projects and estimated costs: Sewer Extension Project at $40,000 and Sitework Project at $300,000. Additionally, we also identified two smaller projects to satisfy requirements set by Talent Irrigation District and Jackson County. In order to maintain our water rights, […]
Building Project Update – May 2019
Christ is risen! It is time to give a brief update on where we are at with our current building project. We are grateful and excited that we are moving forward little by little, and when we look back we are surprised with how far we have gotten. A few highlights: We have our (almost) […]
Design Development Completed!
“Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them.” Exodus 25:8 It is with great joy that we can announce that our Design Development phase of the building project has been completed, and with the diligent work of architects and engineers we not have a complete, site-specific plan and design for […]
Matching Grant Announced!
A very generous benefactor has offered to match any gifts toward our building fund, up to $11,600! This will bring us to our targeted goal of $150,000 toward the completion of the Design Development Phase of our building project! If you have been thinking about donating toward the new church building, now is a good […]
Temple Design Completed!
After over a year and a half of countless hours of discussion, conversations with our fantastic architects (Tom Lamore and Ray Kistler), input from half a dozen priests and expertise advice from Orthodox church designers (among them Andrew Gould) – we have finally arrived at a design of our future temple that everyone is pleased with! […]
$100K Raised for Next Phase!
We are grateful to God for the generosity of so many people, who have made it possible for us to raise $100,000 of the $150,000 we need for the next phase of our building project (the “Design/Development Phase”)! Two-thirds there! Let us all continue to pray, participate and rejoice, as the Lord Himself is building […]