Frequently Asked Questions


Put together a vision group (committee) to study your needs.
Put together a ministry plan.
- Who are you targeting and what ministry will you use?
- Determine your Church's direction for today and the future.
- Visit other churches - see how they are doing it.
Build a building or remodel existing spaces to fit your current and projected ministry needs.
We use rules of thumb to help determine the probable size of your new church. This method is very quick and can help you on a very basic level. One of the best rules of thumb is to compare one of our previous projects to your needs. If your needs are similar, the size of your building should be similar.

Another very basic rule of thumb is: For a new facility each attendee will require 55 square feet. Obviously this is a one size fits all template but it may help you get started. We will use detailed methods and plans to determine your actual needed size.
Construction costs are constantly changing. I would be glad to discuss the cost of a new building with you. Please feel free to call Max @ 620-585-2270.
Your budget should reflect a balance of your needs and your funding capabilities. It is our goal to help you determine your budget realistically. Your new Church should honor God and enhance your ministry. Use of resources is very important and over-extending is a pitfall that can be avoided with wise and realistic planning. We have three Certified Church Consultants on our staff at Fuqua Construction who can help you with building size and cost. We are trained in stewardship as well as borrowing capabilities.
A Certified Church Consultant (CCC) has been trained in many areas to help a church through the process of planning, financing and building. The Certification has been earned through the National Association of Church Design Builders (NACDB).
The NACDB Certified Church Consultant (CCC) program has been designed to help facilitate the education of professionals and staff in becoming church development experts. Certification is awarded to members after intensive training featuring nationally recognized leaders in church lending, stewardship, facilities management, architecture, construction and project management.