Churches and buildings for religious organizations can span a wide range in their size, design, and use. Some congregations are small and must fit everything under one roof, while others are large and have a need for individual buildings to serve different functions.
Sanctuaries, fellowship halls, auditoriums, classrooms, offices, gymnasiums and even kitchens are just some of the buildings and the uses for which religious organizations have needs. Metal buildings are a great solution for many, if not all, of a church’s construction needs because they can be used to create quiet, beautiful, and functional spaces. Furthermore, metal buildings are economical and have low maintenance and operational costs, which comes as a blessing for religious building operators. Metal buildings are a great solution for many, if not all, of a religious organization's construction needs because they can be used to create quiet, beautiful, and functional spaces. With long-span rigid steel frames, a metal building solution allows for unlimited re-configuration of your building interior because the frames can be designed without interior columns.
A Building Worthy of Its Purpose
When a facility is designed for worship, celebration of life, and community outreach, the importance of making the right construction decisions cannot be overstated.
Creating a beautiful sanctuary is naturally a key consideration. But it isn’t the only one. You must also evaluate your needs with regard to educational centers, recreational facilities, dining halls and large open meeting rooms.
Today, more and more building committees are finding that a Butler® building system addresses these issues better than any other option. In addition to enhancing worship and fellowship experiences, a Butler building system provides compelling advantages such as design freedom, faster construction, and lifecycle savings.
Take a moment to discover what The Butler Difference can do for you.
Flexibility To Serve Your Needs
Butler religious facilities offer unmatched flexibility. If you wish, your building can be designed without interior columns. Nothing will keep you from using the valuable space to its full potential. And if future expansion is in your plans, you’ll find a Butler building system readily accommodates it. The unobstructed interiors created by a Butler building system are ideal for sanctuaries, meeting rooms or recreational areas. Roof pitches can also vary to offer soaring open areas, perfect for worship centers. And by creating distinctive rooflines, you’ll highlight the vibrant color of the metal roof to catch the admiring glances of outside passersby.
Beauty Is Reflected in Every Detail
When you build with Butler, you can be confident you’ll receive a beautiful facility that the entire congregation will be proud to call their own.
Exteriors of wood, brick, stone or glass are just as familiar to us as our attractive and economical metal wall systems. You can also incorporate a glass curtain wall system to create stunning beauty and offer a glimpse of the sanctuary inside.
A Virtually Maintenance-Free Solution
No one wants to worry about constant maintenance. It’s good to know Butler building systems have been tested by Butler research specialists and proven to perform in tens of thousands of applications around the world.
For example, our MR-24® standing-seam roof system has been used on over 3 billion square feet of buildings and can be warranted weathertight for up to 25 years—and it routinely outlives its warranty. You’ll save every year on roof maintenance costs and headaches.
Cost-Effective Construction Is Assured
With a Butler building system, the structural frame, the roof and even the walls of your new building are designed by experienced Butler engineers. This saves you planning time and engineering design costs. And with our extensive capabilities, Butler can design for any budget.
Butler systems, designed for precision assembly without expensive field work and on-site modifications, allow for quicker construction times. In fact, your Butler Builder® can cut construction time up to 30% over ordinary construction methods. A design-build solution, which eliminates multiple parties and streamlines the delivery process, can add further efficiencies.
You will be able to move your congregation into their new building sooner—with lower initial construction costs and lifecycle costs.
Ephesians 2:21 - 2:22
"In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord. In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit."