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Katelyn Egger | SBJ

From the Ground Up: Calvary Chapel Springfield

500 N. National Ave.

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Owner: Calvary Chapel of Springfield
General contractor: Goforth Construction LLC
Architect: Jonathan F. Tasset, NCARB (Joplin)
Engineers: Own Inc., civil; Edelman Engineering Corp., structural; and Shumaker Engineering LLC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 7,500 square feet
Cost: $2.2 million
Lender: AG Financial Holdings LLC
Estimated completion: Spring 2024
Description: In a two-phase project with new construction and a renovation, Calvary Chapel Springfield is working on a new location at an industrial building that was formerly home to Saco Petroleum Inc. The first phase is the construction of a preengineered metal building that will house the main worship area for the church, as well as the pastor’s office and a nursery, according to Goforth Construction Project Manager Andrea Demster. The second phase, partially completed with an exterior coat of charcoal gray paint, will remodel the existing building into classrooms, Demster said. The church, currently at Seminole Street and Lone Pine Avenue, purchased the former Saco Petroleum complex in July 2018, according to its website.


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