Just back from parish visits to St. Barnabas and All Saints in Charlotte followed by meetings with Bishop Steve Breedlove and his leadership team heading up the Simeon Fellowship so I missed posting this great article. Such good news.
RALEIGH — The church near the corner of Peace and Blount streets looks as though it could have been there for centuries, with its peaked roof and mottled brick walls – except for the insulating wrap that still sheaths half its exterior.
It’s the first new church building to be built in downtown Raleigh for half a century.
“We wanted to build a transcendent space,” said the Rev. John Yates III, his breath hanging beneath the arching steel bones of the sanctuary. To his left, a construction worker rode an accordion lift to finish the details of a window that reached toward the 60-foot ceiling.