MADISON FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WORSHIP | HALL

Madison, GA

MADISON FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WORSHIP | HALL

Madison, GA

Client: Madison First United Methodist Church
Area: 10,000 sf (renovated) | 30,000 sf (new)
Completed: 2012

 

Services
Master Planning, Programming, Zoning, Design (services performed at CDH Partners by Thomas Smith as Principal 2007-2012)

 

Madison First United Methodist Church is located in the historical district of Madison, Georgia. Working with the local historical board and city council, the church received approval to build a new facility on the north side of campus in an adjacent lot. The architecture of the new building is similar and complements the historic church but does not match in detail. This was required by the historical board. The new facility includes a hall for fellowship and contemporary worship, a cafe, and children’s classrooms. The existing fellowship hall was converted to a lobby/narthex for the sanctuary. The administration area was relocated into the old children’s building and the historical sanctuary was renovated to its original appearance.

 

Brief
• Develop a new master plan that allows for increase in classrooms.
• The design received the approval of the local historical board
• Study renovating existing fellowship hall or building a new fellowship hall

 

Results
• The addition of a multipurpose hall with 400 seats for both fellowship and contemporary worship
• A new children’s educational level with classrooms and indoor play area
• Careful renovation of the existing sanctuary