Category: PSIT

UUC Chapel, August 2019 - finishing up renovation

Returning Home

Setting Expectations: Occupancy Permit In early September, we will begin sharing essential information of our draft Move Plan in this “Returning Home” column. The plan is a timeline of tasks for our return to UUC–things like...

Mahogany plank with wood shavings

Loft Mahogany Gets New Life

We have reclaimed mahogany from the chancel and loft stairs to build new furniture pieces for our refreshed church home. PSIT commissioned woodworker Jonathan Cohen, of Jonathan Cohen Fine Woodworking, to design and create...

Tour group standing in Nathan Johnson Hall

Impressions from a Building Tour

“A home for dreams and a house of action.” That phrase kept coming back to me as I toured our new church building with several members of Camilla’s Circle last Wednesday. Camilla’s Circle is...

Building Tours, Construction Web Cam

Check out our live web cam! You can see the UUC building site at any time. A camera mounted up high provides a live feed that you can view on the web. For instructions,...

Building Tour Sign-Ups

As announced last week, four tours of the UUC construction site kick off this month! Online sign-ups are now open. The tours are for UUC members and supporting friends. We are excited to offer...

Not for Ourselves Alone--UUC

Building Site Visits

We are excited to offer a first-hand look at the progress on UUC’s future home to congregation members. Starting this month, BNBuilders will lead four small-group tours of the construction site. BNB will guide...

Updates on the Building Project

Shovels! Our construction crew from BNBuilders worked hard before and during the recent winter storms to manage the snow load on flat surfaces and to keep the site open as much as possible so...

On These Rocks We Will Build Our Church

On January 24, the “Imagine” stones were placed around the foundation of our future elevator, a significant new element that so many members wanted–an uplifting feature, you might say! In 2016, congregation members envisioned...

See Building Photos, Ask Questions!

Curious about what’s happening with the renovation of our church home? Members of the Building Team (aka PSIT) will be at the Focus Table on all fourth Sundays, including November 28. (The table is...

Have a Building-Project Question?

Members of the Building Team are available most any Sunday morning at Meadowbrook. We can be found near the Connections Table. We also invite you to send us a question online. Use the Share...

Demolition!

Starting yesterday, the demolition phase of our building project suddenly became visible from outside! The south wing is now gone. Visit our Renovation and Expansion page to see more photos.

Update on Construction, Demolition and Houses

After our Master Use Plan was issued in early August, our Physical Space and Implementation Team (PSIT) learned that the City was supportive of our original plan to remove the three brick houses. Demolishing...

UUC directional sign behind fencing

UUC’s Construction Management Plan

We are pleased to introduce our “owner’s reps” for the UUC building project. Lee Anne Warner (chair, PSIT), Byron Krystad (UUC Operations Director) and Bernard Jalbert (member of UUC’s Architects Advisory Team) will share...

No Access to UUC Construction Site

The UUC home campus is now an active construction site. BNBuilders, our general contractor, is on-site, and activity will become increasingly visible. Of primary concern are the safety of our contractors, UUC members and...

Rev. Jon M. Luopa

Letter from Jon, October 2017

Dear Members and Friends: Many folks have been wondering where we will be next year once the building renovation and construction begins in July. Here is the latest word… A Temporary Site Team was...