Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby DaveKCMO » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:58 pm

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby JBmidtown » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:37 pm

I hate the contractors for this project. I hate their automated “sidewalk closed” signs that bark orders at me when I’m completely in my legal right to walk on those sidewalks. I hate how none of their employees can parallel park worth shit so all the good 10 hour parking spaces are unnecessarily given to their F 150s taking up the space of two parking spots. I can’t wait until this stupid project is done.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby grovester » Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:53 pm

It does scream LENEXA!

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby NorthOak » Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:20 am

DaveKCMO wrote:Current status:
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Just shows how much they care about downtown and urban KC. :?

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby horizons82 » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:13 am

grovester wrote:It does scream LENEXA!


I think that's unfairly harsh to Lenexa. This would never fly in City Center. :lol:

But I gotta say this is probably the ugliest thing being built in all of downtown.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby chaglang » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:15 am

Hey guys, if any of you want to get coffee and talk about the project, let me know.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby KCPowercat » Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:08 pm

Yuck

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby chaglang » Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:59 pm

KCPowercat wrote:Yuck

I’ll take that as a no to coffee. :lol:

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby Highlander » Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:51 pm

Weird church building. Looks like a commercial office or lab building that you would find in an industrial park. I've seen churches adopt this type of building for use but never seen anything like this built for purpose as a church. No sanctuary? Is their office or is it their actual gathering place?

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby chaglang » Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:51 pm

The sanctuary is on the right in that photo.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby DaveKCMO » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:37 pm

I'll reserve judgment until it's complete.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby NorthOak » Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:42 pm

Looks like a "Blood Clinic" to me! =D> =D> =D>

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby missingkc » Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:45 am

There is a phase two isn't there? Maybe they're following what has become a common practice of building the office/family life building first and then building a sanctuary once membership and money allow.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby DaveKCMO » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:42 am

missingkc wrote:There is a phase two isn't there?


Yes. It would be built on the rest of that block.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby chaglang » Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:56 pm

missingkc wrote:There is a phase two isn't there? Maybe they're following what has become a common practice of building the office/family life building first and then building a sanctuary once membership and money allow.

I promise you, there is a sanctuary in that building.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby Critical_Mass » Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:07 pm

DaveKCMO wrote:
missingkc wrote:There is a phase two isn't there?


Yes. It would be built on the rest of that block.


Oh, I thought the rest of that block (to the South) was under control/ownership of the people renovating the old KC star headquarters. Maybe there is room behind this church on McGee for a phase 2?

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby bobbyhawks » Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:24 am

Ha. Initial rendering in post 2 of this thread vs. the recent photo. Yikes! Cooler modern college campus-like building with a cross on it vs. 1990s Ultra-Suburbo Police HQ.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby mykn » Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:50 am

bobbyhawks wrote:Ha. Initial rendering in post 2 of this thread vs. the recent photo. Yikes! Cooler modern college campus-like building with a cross on it vs. 1990s Ultra-Suburbo Police HQ.


Just went back and looked, wtf. The initial rendering was pretty meh but at least could have been rehabbed into something neat when religion dies.

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby Riverite » Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:06 am

Agreed I would definitely prefer the original even with the creepy cross. I have noticed the chripsters (I.e. Christian hipsters) in KC become much less pronounced since Trump was elected. Also seen quite a few people renounce. As for me I just hope we go the way of Scotland and turn the churches into pubs once they aren't needed anymore

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Re: Church of the Resurrection Downtown Campus

Postby mykn » Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:37 am

Does messenger coffee have some kind of religious aspect to it? I went there for the first time last week and I just got this overwhelming feeling that everyone there was a chripster.


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