Calvary Rathdrum

Calvary Rathdrum church had a vision for a new building and a desire for a master plan with multiple phases. Located in north Idaho, the design aimed to maintain many of the trees and develop exterior spaces to maximize the warmer months with an amphitheater and outdoor children’s area. Rathdrum is a growing area and the design is intended to …

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Pulpit Rock Church – Colorado Springs, CO

Creating a welcoming, comfortable and intimate atmosphere is a priority in churches today. This is causing many churches to undertake a renovation. Pulpit Rock Church in Colorado Springs, CO commissioned Mountain West Architects to renovate their existing sanctuary auditorium and expand key areas. The auditorium is broken up between two levels. The main level has over 7,900 square feet and …

Bayview Bible Church

A new church building proposed in Bayview, Idaho with an outward and hospitable focus on their rural and beautiful community. MWA was tasked with providing a versatile space for traditional church functions and to include community meetings, weddings, funerals, and various other events. The building is 7,900sf with an additional 700sf covered patio. The sanctuary has 194 seats with space …

Sunnyside Christian Church

Sunnyside church was looking for an updated foyer for the purpose of accessibility between two levels, enhancing a gathering space, and updating to a contemporary style. The main entry has a beautiful existing stained glass wall that is to be maintained. The design emphasis is to provide a warm inviting space to gather that also connects the two levels to …

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The Heights Community Church – Ogden, UT

The recent Heights Church Expansion and renovation had three priorities for the project: Children’s Ministry, Student Ministries and a Welcome Center. Pastor Gruber’s vision for the improvements revolved around these three areas. He believed the goal of reaching the community starts with families. As this church has evolved over the years now was the time to make major improvements to …

Iglesia De Jesuscristo Palabra Miel

The need for this church in Mead included a large sanctuary with room for future expansion, heavy focus on food service and family activities, and restrooms to support on site athletic fields. Our team found maximum efficiency with a hybrid long span pre-engineered steel structure over the sanctuary and traditional steel framing elsewhere. The recently completed building is 19,345sf with …

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Central Valley Baptist Church – Meridian, ID

Most churches today are in the position of trying to decipher how to accomplish ministry in a building that no longer fits their current ministry needs. This was a common understanding at Central Valley Baptist Church in Meridian, ID. Central Valley Baptist Church approached Mountain West to renovate and expand the existing foyer to make room for a Children’s check-in, …

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Mountainview Christian Church Renovation – Highlands Ranch, CO

Children’s ministry security is a rising concern among churches now that is moving them towards church renovation. This certainly was the case for Mountainview Christian Church in Highlands Ranch, CO. Concentrating the Children in one area of the lower level meant moving the administration offices and redesigning the foyer and Sanctuary entrances. The Children’s wing now has a central “check-in” …

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Canyon Springs Christian Church & Community Center – Middleton, ID

Canyon Springs Christian Church and Community Center in Middleton, ID is a rapidly growing church. The church’s leadership team hired Mountain West Architects to conduct a master plan of their five acre site. The master plan is broken up into multiple phases. This strategy was initiated so that the church could build one section of the project and occupy the …

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Mountain View Baptist Church – Layton, UT

This master planned project features extensive remodels and an administrative addition. This beautiful church is located at the base of the mighty Wasatch range. The views are spectacular. The leadership of the church recognized it was time for a Facility Action Plan. The church was built in the 80’s and was in need of functional changes. In addition to planning …