Archive for Renovation Updates

Finish Line in Sight for Kitchen!

Finish Line in Sight for Kitchen!

August 30, 2012 No Comments

Week of August 27: The finish line approaches for the kitchen renovation.  Appliances are being installed and finishing touches applied to get the kitchen ready to support the International Festival on Monday, September 3. It’s looking good!     New carpet has been installed in the nursery hallway and classroom hallway too! (See additional photos at Our Progress/Renovation Progress) ...

Renovation Continues in Kitchen, Offices, Worship Space, & More!

Renovation Continues in Kitchen, Offices, Worship Space, & More!

August 18, 2012 No Comments

During Weeks 15 and 16 of the renovation, progress continued to be made all around Good Shepherd.  Work moved into the office area as new insulation was installed in the ceilings. Appliances are being put in place in the kitchen, while fixtures are being installed in the bathrooms.  The Narthex, Parlor Lounge and worship space, including the new choir space, are moving along as well. See ...

Floored by Progress in Week 14

Floored by Progress in Week 14

August 3, 2012 No Comments

July 28 – August 2:  We’ve got new carpet in the classrooms and tile floors (and grout!) in the kitchen.  New water fountains are installed near the nursery and bathrooms too.  See photos and more details at Our Progress/Renovation Progress. Many thanks to all our parishioners and staff for your wonderful patience, flexibility and teamwork during ...

Thirteenth Week Brings New Tile!

Thirteenth Week Brings New Tile!

July 30, 2012 No Comments

July 21 – July 27  Paint on the walls and tile on the floor help move progress along in the classrooms, bathrooms, and kitchen!  See more photos at Our Progress/Renovation Progress Many thanks to all our parishioners for your continued flexibility and patience through the renovation project. 

Week Twelve – Behind the Scenes Progress

Week Twelve – Behind the Scenes Progress

July 20, 2012 No Comments

July 14 – 20, 2012 Transformations are happening behind the scenes of our renovation.  In the Narthex and Commons, a new information center and parlor lounge entry are being constructed, as well as a new entrance-way to the Narthex.  The kitchen, bath and classroom areas also continue to undergo changes.  See photos at Our Progress/Renovation Progress. Many thanks to parishioners and staff for your continued ...

Week Eleven: Steps in the Right Direction

Week Eleven: Steps in the Right Direction

July 14, 2012 No Comments

The steps and ramp for our ADA access entrance are almost completed!  Inside, work continues in spite of delivery delays due to the derecho storm in June. More photos at Our Progress / Renovation Progress      

Renovation Update – Delays Encountered

Renovation Update – Delays Encountered

July 8, 2012 No Comments

As well as things are progressing, we are experiencing some delays and our timeline for returning to the church has slipped into August.  Several factors contribute to the delay including delivery of materials, permitting from Fairfax County, and weather-related issues.  Some of our suppliers have been impacted by the severe weather and the County has ...

Week Ten: Progress in the Face of Weather Challenges

Week Ten: Progress in the Face of Weather Challenges

July 8, 2012 No Comments

The week began with a severe “derecho” storm rolling through the region that downed trees and knocked out power to thousands of people in Northern Virginia.  After holding Saturday’s 5pm and 6:30pm Masses “in the dark” (and without AC!), the power came on in time for the 7:30am Mass on Sunday! Work continued both inside ...

Week Nine: Walls are Taking Shape

Week Nine: Walls are Taking Shape

June 28, 2012 No Comments

We’re past the two-month mark since the first construction equipment rolled in on April 27 …. and progress continues at a healthy pace.  The new bathrooms near the kitchen and classroom area are taking shape; insulation is in place; and a new sprinkler system is being installed throughout the facility. The target date to resume ...

Week Eight – Framing of New Walls!

Week Eight – Framing of New Walls!

June 22, 2012 No Comments

Two months into the project and new walls are being framed out for the bathrooms and kitchen areas.  Work also continues on the insulation, lighting, and AC/heating systems. See some photos at Our Progress/ Renovation Progress Many thanks to all parishioners and staff for your flexibility and patience as we handle interruptions, noise, and schedule ...

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