Community Bible Church Selects Architect

Community Bible Church, located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, recently selected the design-build team of Mandeville, Louisiana based contractor Kent Design Build and Kansas City, Missouri based architect Mantel Teter to update their campus master plan for this growing church. Immediate facility needs include a larger worship space, children’s ministry space, student ministry space, and additional space for offices. "Our team is excited to partner with Kent Design Build and Community Bible Church to develop a phased plan and design new facilities to further this church’s mission." stated David Evans, President of Mantel Teter and Principal for the project.

Crossview Covenant Church

Image courtesy of Dean Riggott

Image courtesy of Dean Riggott

Mantel Teter was selected to lead the Crossview Covenant Church, located in Mankato, Minnesota, through our process of visioning and discovery in order to design ministry spaces that will meet their objectives, while containing both projects within the church’s established and shared budget. 

This project included renovation to the current Atrium/Lobby to allow better access and flow to the children’s ministry area. Also added was a new Auditorium for the older kids in Children’s Ministry and will rebalance the Children’s environments to the worship seating capacity.

First United Methodist Church Completes Construction

Image Courtesy of Emmalee Schaumburg

Image Courtesy of Emmalee Schaumburg

Located in the heart of downtown Maryville, Missouri, First United Methodist Church has a long rich history of serving this community. The congregation still worships inside the Sanctuary built in 1897! While space for worship capacity is still available, the church facility lacks several key features for modern relevant churches today. Following the Healthy Church Initiative study, the building committee identified a few key features needed. They were: identifiable entry, accessibility (elevator), gathering space for connection, renovation of children’s ministry spaces. 

With this list of needs, First UMC called on Mantel Teter to lead them in the planning and design process. As a downtown church, property is limited and space utilization must be maximized. A phased design solution allowed the church to meet all the key needs, while providing for expansion to allow a future fellowship hall that would also be used to host community events in partnership with the City of Maryville and NW Missouri State University.

Top Golf Staff Event

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The Mantel Teter team enjoyed playing a few games of golf at our recent staff event at Top Golf! Not only did we have fun playing the game, we had fun giving back to the community with our bay sponsorship. Check out our form! 

Off the Wall: A Benefit for Sheffield Place

Ashley Schlicht, Matt Schlicht, Gretchen Evans and Skyler Phlelps

Ashley Schlicht, Matt Schlicht, Gretchen Evans and Skyler Phlelps

The Mantel Teter team came together to support the mission of Sheffield Place at their recent art auction, Off the Wall, on October 14, 2017. Skyler Phelps puts in countless hours to help make this event so successful. This year they raised $241,000 to empower homeless children and families to become self-sufficient! Mantel Teter was proud to sponsor Sheffield Place and it's mission!

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Vineyard Church Nears Construction

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Vineyard Church, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is nearing the start of construction on their 20,000 square foot, two-story children's building. Pearce Construction is set to break ground next month!

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Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Selects Architect

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary - located in Kansas City, Missouri, recently selected Kansas City based architect Mantel Teter and Kansas City based contractor Pearce Construction. The seminary will be renovating existing classrooms and staff office space to better consolidate the core of the seminary campus. "Our team is excited to again be serving the seminary by helping them repurpose existing space to be even more functional for their staff and students.” commented Skyler Phelps, the Project Architect for the project.

A New Prairie Village Pipe Organ Finds Its Voice

By Suzanne Hogan, KCUR 89.3

Getting the pipe organ Opus 22 installed and settled in its new Prairie Village home at Village Presbyterian Church was no small task.

It's a massive instrument. Standing 24 feet tall, it takes up the whole back wall of the church. It weighs 17 tons, and has 3,600 pipes inside. Some of the pipes are as tall as 16 feet, while others are just a few inches. And each pipe has been carefully voiced so it sounds just right, a process that took 40,000 hours of labor.

Mountain Lake Church Selects Architect

Mountain Lake Church - located in Cumming, Georgia, recently selected Kansas City, Missouri based architect Mantel Teter to lead them through a metrics analysis, discovery and design process to update their campus master plan. The church will be renovating existing space for worship, connection, children, and other support areas. "We’re thrilled to be serving this church and helping them repurpose great existing space that will create a relevant custom tool for their ministry!" commented David Evans, the Principal for the project.

Grace Community Church Selects Architect

Grace Community Church - located in Smithville, Missouri, recently selected the design-build team of Kansas City, Missouri based architect Mantel Teter and Kansas City based contractor Pearce Construction. The church will be adding facilities to provide more space for worship, children, and connection. "It's an honor for our team to serve this church through a process that will create a relevant custom tool for their ministry!" noted David Evans, President of Mantel Teter and Principal for the project.