• Ancillary room 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      Ancillary multi-purpose room with tables set for dining. The architect, Mr. Inadomi had graciously provided a lavish luncheon for the members of the IFRAA seminar.
    • Baptismal font and paschal candle 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
    • Baptismal font and paschal candle 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      The Baptismal font and paschal candle exceed even the exterior for an unusual contemporary form.
    • Baptismal pool 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      Inside the entry is the Baptismal pool set against an abstract stained glass window, it's colors carrying the connotation of water and sacrificial blood.
    • Baptismal pool 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      The Baptismal pool reflects the early Christian Baptismal pools by its cross shape, reminding the baptized as descending with Christ into the grave and being raised to newness of life. Note the slots to catch overflow and ...
    • Baptismal pool 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      Close up of the Baptismal pool showing the three steps down into the water, representing the three days Christ was in the tomb prior to resurrection to newness of life
    • Baptismal pool 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      This Baptist church provides for a central focus on adult Baptism which takes place in the liturgical center as the floor can slide away.
    • Baptistry 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      Within the restricted footprint of the church space has been set aside as a separate Baptistry to mark the importance of the Baptismal rite as entry into Christ's church.
    • Bollards 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      The heavy metal bollards are used both for crowd control and protection. They move smoothly on their tracks to open and close.
    • A calming pool before the opportunity to worship 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      Across the pool one can see the liturgical center on the far side of the great worship room.
    • Ceiling structure 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      The ceiling structure culminates in additonal clerestories forming a cross.
    • Central worship room 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      The marble interior with a stainless steel ceiling.
    • Church entrance 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      At the street corner of the pool is the entry to the church, where Inadomi again uses the form of a fish for door pulls.
    • Church entrance 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      The massiveness of the doors reflects the scale of the great stone blocks of the base.
    • Church façade 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      The defining window wall of the church.
    • Church interior from balcony 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      Muted fenestration from deeply inset windows.
    • Church interior with liturgical center 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      The floor to ceiling apex window of translucent marble compels the eye in it's downward sweep to cross and altar/table. While the church shape is contemporary the pews, liturgical arrangement, and furniture are quite traditional.
    • Church worship room 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
      Reflecting contemporary liturgical thinking the congregation surrounds the table, while a simple stand for scripture denotes the place of proclamation. A Baptismal stand for sprinking would visibly complete the "means of ...
    • Circular stairway to organ balcony 

      Bruggink, Donald J.
    • Close up 

      Bruggink, Donald J.