First Congregational Church
First Congressional Church
Berggren Architects completed a Historic Structures Report on the First Congregational Church in Ashland, NE.
J. H. Craddock
In 2001, Berggren Architects completed a Historic Structures Report on the First Congregational Church in Ashland, NE. That report led to the creation of a Master Plan, outlining what was necessary to restore and maintain their church, built in 1906. The goal of the completed Master Plan was to guide the congregation with a list of priorities and estimates to rejuvenate their church with new amenities, such as an accessible entrance, accessible restrooms, a more welcoming Fellowship Hall, as well as studying the sanctuary for placement of the new audio/video services. It also incorporated an updated kitchen, better lighting throughout the building, and addressed more convenient storage. After completion of the Master Plan, the congregation voted to proceed with the top priorities, which were to add an accessible restroom to the first floor of the church, augment the lighting and sound reinforcement in the sanctuary, as well as add a remote control screen and projector system for multi-media presentations.