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Scott Lake Baptist Church
New Family Life Center
Lakeland, Florida

This project is the first phase of the church’s recently adopted campus master plan. Following the new Family Life Center and renovations to the existing two-story educational building, the existing sanctuary will be demolished and replaced with a larger new sanctuary in the same locations. The Family Life Center is designed with a physical connection to the existing two story education building that provides additional offices, classrooms, choir rehearsal and youth spaces, complimenting the Church’s early childhood education and day care facility established in the community many years ago. The site placement of the Center preserves the existing central open space with new hardscaping and landscaping. This shared space and informal promenade connects the existing children’s playgrounds to the existing/future sanctuary.

The multi-purpose/gymnasium space provides flexibility with integrated stage and sound booth to accommodate worship services and children’s performances. The full commercial kitchen supports various fellowship events and recreation. The two-story glass northeast entry becomes iconic of the revitalized campus and enriches the welcome lobby and coffee bar adjacent indoor and outdoor spaces to gather, to rest, to wait, to eat and to fellowship.

Major Project Components

1. Future Campus Plan Coordination
2. Capital Campaign Support
3. New Family Life Center
4. Multi-purpose Gymnasium
5. Commercial Kitchen
6. Indoor/ Outdoor Welcome Lobby
7. Renovated & New Classrooms
8. Church Offices and Choir Spaces
9. New Covered Drop-Off
10. Parking & Vehicle Circulation
11. Hardscaped & Landscaped Gathering Areas
12. Construction Administration

Project Size Totals
28,124 s.f.

Completion Dates