THE MCKNIGHT GROUP ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION START BATTLE CREEK, MI Interior Repurposing Project for First Pentecostal Church Family Worship Center, Battle Creek, MI. The scope of work includes office renovation of a former bar/ pool hall and pizza restaurant to a worship center with supporting spaces. Exterior finish upgrades. Interior renovations including foyer development, 350+ seat flexible sanctuary with platform, theatrical lighting, staff offices, children and adult classrooms, radio recording studio, air conditioning modifications and upgrades.

Owner: First Pentecostal Church of God In Christ, Battle Creek, MI Design/Build Firm: The McKnight Group, Grove City, OH General Contractor: McKnight Development Corp., Grove City, OH Architect/Designer: McKnight & Hosterman Architects, Inc., Grove City, OH

With a desire to touch the community in a family worship setting First Pentecostal Church consulted the McKnight Group for Church Design Build services and after careful planning purchased an existing “box” building that features a clear span and large parking lot. Former use has provided notoriety within the community – everyone knows where this is! This provided an affordable and flexible structure for a church design that works functionally as well as economically. This project is under way with local engineering and sub-contractor talent engaged. An early Fall completion is expected.