Immanuel is considering options for developing the space directly behind the church (which we sometimes refer to as the “back 40”). Should we sell it? Should we develop it ourselves? Should we partner with some other organization? Should we leave it as it is? What would benefit the church? What would benefit the community? These are all questions we’re just beginning to explore.
We’d like to know what people from the community, passers-by, and members of the congregation think. We’ve set up a chalk board for people to record their thoughts, OR you can leave a comment below to add your voice to the mix. So let us know: What do you imagine in this space?
There have been a lot of intriguing and creative suggestions left on our chalkboard. It’s clearly engaged the community. Some people have also phoned the church with their thoughts. One person even left a sketch of her vision of the space: