Why Metal Buildings are a Popular Choice for Churches

Church buildings made from prefab steel are the way to go.

The first thought that usually comes to mind when a person thinks about church is an old brick building, with high arches and a painted ceiling. To many this is the comforting image that we have from our youth. And when we envision our adolescent church— we can almost smell the frankincense and myrrh wafting through the air around us, as the priest or pastor gave his sermon.

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However, the reality of what church is, not only in regards to the building but what it means to the community, has changed somewhat over the past few decades. To many the church is no longer this stoic building with stained glass that is only visited on Sundays and other special occasions, but rather it is place of community and extended family.

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Going along with this is also a change in how the church is represented architecturally. This is in part because to build the brick churches of old would cost millions of dollars today. But beyond that many congregations now need a multi purpose church building. One that can be used for the variety of events that the church itself hosts.

Building a Church

Possibly one of the most exciting things that any congregation can do is building a church. If the congregation is just starting out then building a church represents the manifestation of a goal and a dream. It represents a place where worship can occur and where families can come together in love and community.

Yet building a church can appear at first appear to be a very expensive enterprise. There is the cost of the land, the cost of building materials, and the cost of construction. All of which can add up very quickly. Due to this many new and expanding church communities are starting to use steel or metal church buildings. These pre-fabricated steel or metal church buildings are not as ornate as many of the turn of the century churches. But they can offer a more comfortable setting, and they can be used as a multi purpose church building.

One of the main reasons why many people are building a church out of pre-engineered steel is because of the cost savings that they find and the easy of construction. If your goal is to have your church entirely constructed and ready to use in a few months, this is possible with a metal church building. Since the entirety of the building is constructed offsite, only requiring assembly, it is tremendously easy to put together. Also building a church in this manner means that you will be able to totally customize your building and have the multi purpose church building you and your congregation have always wanted.

What Do You Want Your Church to Represent?

This question is one of the most important things that you can ask yourself when you are setting out to construct a multi purpose church building. What do you want the church to mean to those who attend? You probably understand that the church itself is a place equally, if not more sacred then your parishioners homes. It is a place where they will spend a lot of time. They will create memories that will last a lifetime within the walls of the multi purpose church building. And so you want your church to be a place worthy of these memories. A place that is worthy of the lives that will be changed inside.

You will probably want a place where children can go during Sunday service, so that their parents can get a moments rest. You will probably want a place where the band or choir can sing praise, and you will probably want a dinning hall where your congregation can gather after service and break bread as a family in worship. All these things are possible with a metal church building, and that is one of the reasons why many congregations are currently using these types of building.

In the end, it is important that you and your parish are comfortable in your place of worship. It should feel like a respite from the pressures of modernity. Coming to church should be a joyful occasion, and as such your building should represent all of that.

Interested in Purchasing a Metal Church Building?

Our goal at Titan Steel Structures is to give you the easiest building solutions without compromising quality, so if you are in the interested in learning more about the benefits of a pre-engineered metal church buildings then give us a call today at 1-855-964-4030, or request a free quote online. Titan Steel Structures’ expert and knowledgeable staff are available Monday thru Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm. We’re here to serve and guide you through the building selection process.

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