Submitted by: Carriage Trade Public Relations 

Who: Richmond Hill United Methodist Church, Aspen Group, Felder & Associates

What: Groundbreaking Ceremony for 14,000 square foot Ministry Center ($3.5-million project)

Where: Richmond Hill United Methodist Church, 9050 Ford Ave. Richmond Hill, GA 31324

When: Sunday, March 26, 2017, 12 Noon (following the 11AM services) at the rear of the existing buildings.

Why: Richmond Hill United Methodist Church (RHUMC) is building a new 14,000 square foot Ministry Center to provide facilities for the growing needs of the congregation and community. The $3.5-million project includes a fellowship hall to seat 400 people and a commercial kitchen; a worship space for the Church’s contemporary worship service; a youth center that will accommodate 120 youth; and office space. The project will also include modifications to the current fellowship hall to convert the space into a nursery area and music suite.

Notes: The project is being built by Aspen Group, Stephen M. Cruze, senior project manager; with Felder & Associates of Savannah serving as architect.

Who is attending: Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler is scheduled to join RHUMC Senior Pastor Dr. Glenn Martin, UMC Coastal District Superintendent Wayne Moseley, chairperson of the building committee Mary Ann Henderson, chairman of the finance committee Bob May, and other church officials for the ceremony, along with representatives from the Aspen Group and Felder & Associates. The public is invited.

Photos are available upon request: Please contact Marian V. Liautaud, director of Marketing for Aspen Group, at MLiautaud@aspengroup.com or 815-806-1705.

ABOUT RICHMOND HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
RHUMC is a community of faith that glorifies God through worship, service, and witness. We seek to serve our community where there is need and to grow together as followers of Jesus Christ. Here you will find Open Hearts, Open Minds, and Open Doors. For more information, visit Richmond Hill United Methodist Church at 9050 Ford Ave., Richmond Hill, GA 31324, call 912-756-2190, email contact@rhumc.com or visit online at http://rhumc.com/

ABOUT ASPEN GROUP
Aspen Group is a ministry-focused design/build/furnish firm with more than a decade of experience building churches in the Midwest and Southeast states. Aspen’s mission is to create space for ministry impact. For more information or to contact Aspen Group, call Mirian Liautaud, director of Marketing, at 815-806-1705, email MLiautaud@aspengroup.com or visit online at http://www.aspengroup.com/

ABOUT FELDER & ASSOCIATES
Established in 2012, Felder & Associates specializes in historic preservation, commercial architecture, adaptive reuse architecture, corporate interior design, high-end residential design, green building and neo-traditional building. The firm has a staff of LEED accredited architects and interior designers who focus on sustainability. Locally, Felder & Associates is a member of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and Historic Savannah Foundation. The firm is nationally connected in the American Institutes of Architects, the American Society of Interior Designers and the United States Green Building Council. Felder & Associates is a member of the International Interior Design Association. In 2014, Felder & Associates received a historic preservation award from the Historic Savannah Foundation and the best architecture firm award from Savannah Magazine. Felder & Associates recently completed the Grey restaurant in the former Greyhound bus depot in the Savannah historic district. The firm is located at 2514 Abercorn St. Suite 110, Savannah, GA 31401. For more information or to contact Felder & Associates, call 912-777-3979, or visit www.felderassociates.net

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