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Not Coming Down

A two-year financial investment in our future

This project is important. It is multigenerational. It speaks to both evangelism and discipleship. It shows that we love our city and are here for its betterment. And this vision helps Grace as a movement get and stay healthy.

What is Not Coming Down?

The Vision
The Vision

Not Coming Down is a two-year building project that will expand the Pickerington Campus in order to more effectively make disciples and serve our local community.

Pickerington Building Expansion
Pickerington Building Expansion

Not Coming Down increases Grace’s ability to be:

  1. Communal – the expanded building will allow Grace to be even more “in the community and for our community.”
  2. Generational – we’ll be able to better come alongside the next generation and generations to come.
  3. Missional – investing in the health of the Pickerington Campus will fuel the health of the overall church.

Tour the Space

*Please note that some images below are meant only to provide a visual example of Grace's plan. These are not necessarily replicates or depictions of definitive designs. As we continue developing the space, images will be updated.

Indoor Playland
Indoor Playland

This large, industrial playland will provide an ideal place for parents of young children (multiple age ranges) to spend time together.

Our hope is that not only will the community use this space, but families at Grace will use this play land as an opportunity to invite those they’re trying to reach.

*Images are a representation of the design.

Multi-Court Gym
Multi-Court Gym

The gym can simultaneously run two volleyball/basketball courts side by side or be used as one “big” court.  It will also be outfitted with scoreboards and all necessary equipment to serve our community.  

Grace works with multiple large churches that have seen outreach-connected sports be a major success in both serving the community and non-believers beginning to connect to their church. It’s our hope that this gym will do just that!

Boulder/Rock Climbing Wall
Boulder/Rock Climbing Wall

Currently, there are no rock climbing walls on the Southeast side of Columbus. Enter Grace Fellowship! The plan is to create a bouldering wall so that it’s as accessible as possible for as many as possible.

*Images are a representation of the design.

Cafe
Cafe

Open Monday through Sunday, this Cafe will allow Grace to serve our community and be a resource to those coming to utilize the playland, climbing wall, or gym.

Then, during service times, the Cafe will serve our Grace attenders!

Student Ministry Center
Student Ministry Center

The Student Ministry Center, built with Grace’s 678, HSM, and The Commons in mind, can seat up to 300 people! It will be an inviting and engaging space for worship services, fun events, weddings, and more.

While these ministries will have the opportunity to use them during the week and weekend, large garage doors to the auditorium will provide more flexibility for outside events/services.

Questions?

If you can't find the answer here, please contact us!

How much money are we trying to raise?

Our goal is to raise $4-4.5 million towards the $8.5 million necessary to fully fund the building.

After the project is completed, how much debt will Grace have?

With the additional debt from the Pickerington Building project, Grace’s debt service payment is still significantly under 20% of the overall budget.

Our Elders understand their responsibility to protect the church from overreaching financially and have put strict standards in place to monitor this.

I thought we wanted to create more campuses, not add onto one property?

Grace continues to be fully committed to launching more campuses in and around the greater Columbus, OH, area.

This new building project at the Pickerington Campus actually sets us up to better do that! The Pickerington Campus serves as our major sending campus, so increasing the health and momentum of it will, God-willing, allow us to campus more effectively over time.

What about South Campus?

South Campus is still a priority, and we are actively praying and searching for not only a space for it but also a pastor to lead it. This building addition does not change that.

When will construction begin?

During the Fall of 2022, construction/renovation will begin on the parking lot.

Our goal is to begin construction on the building in the Spring of 2023.

We anticipate the full project will take two years.

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Pray with Us

Please pray

  • for the people and families this “community center” will impact.
  • for Grace to feel and respond to the ownership of this opportunity to serve and care for our community.
  • for our Elders and Leadership as they are prayerfully led by God’s will for our church.
  • that relationships formed in these four walls will ultimately lead to people meeting Jesus.