Restoring Faith and Community in Philadelphia

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Every year, the number of churches closing in Philadelphia, a city founded on religious freedom, continues to grow. Among them was the Mater Delarosa property in Philadelphia on Ruan Street. See how the restoration of the worship building brought new life and new faith to the Northeast Philadelphia community in the face of dwindling religious fervor in the city.

The Return to Worship Buildings

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Do you remember life before the pandemic? Churches may have changed during the pandemic, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the longing to return to in person services. Find out what some individuals missed most about worship buildings in the Church Of Christ.

Plantation Roots: How Wahiawa Became Home

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From food to language, the history of the plantation workers in Hawaii continues to shape what people know about life on the island. Learn how Hawaii’s plantation economy made way for individuals to find a place to worship God in small farming communities like Wahiawa and why there was a need to renovate a new worship building to accommodate the growing number of worshippers in the area.

Building a Life of Purpose in Las Vegas

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A worship building in Las Vegas, Nevada, just minutes from the city’s famous attractions, becomes a source meaning for individuals seeking a life with God.

Making a Home in Fresno

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A worship building is renovated and reopened near downtown Fresno. See why it’s now a safe haven for residents and a source of pride for the neighborhood.

The Details That Make the Building

2 construction workers placing seal of the Church of Christ onto the front side of the house of worship with overlay text The Details That Make The Building. Behind The Scenes With Blueprint's Nan Zapanta.

After visiting a number of chapels, Nan discovers the details that contribute to the grand design of a Iglesia Ni Cristo house of worship.

Making Dreams Come True in Los Angeles

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For generations, immigrants have come to Los Angeles, the city of dreams, to seek out the American dream and aspire for a better future.
A worship building in the heart of LA’s historic Filipinotown is rebuilt from the ground up, representing a dream come true for immigrants and those living in the community,  who trusted in God’s plan and waited many years to see it happen.