Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Play attraction in a large group room at Hillside Church

We loved partnering with Hillside Church in MN to provide this incredibly fun play attraction for their large group space! Pastor Mark Miltimore says "What a thrill it brings me to see the eyes of the kids light up when they see the play area that Worlds of Wow designed and put together for us here at Hillside Church, in Mankato. It has become an incredible tool to help us tell the greatest story ever told."

Thanks Pastor Mark!

Maximizing space in the large group room by housing the play attraction in the corner
Another view of the play attraction.
This is the entire large group room.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Gateway Church - Southlake, TX

The emphasis on reaching kids and families is evident at Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas, as their new campus opened in November, 2010 that included a 67,000 square foot children’s building called God’s Amazement Park.

The amusement park theme was realized through a highly collaborative team effort. Ken & Mary Jackson, Children's pastors at the church, had a strong vision for creating a visually immersive experience for kids and parents, so the artists at Worlds of Wow came up with a full theming concept that includes multiple tracks of roller coasters that come out of ceilings, burst through walls and even adorn ceilings and walls in hallways and large group rooms.

The church made a significant effort to theme each area that stuck with the God's Amazement Park story arch, yet included artwork, scenes and destinations that included artwork and attractions that were age-appropriate.

As the pictures below show, this is one spectacular project. From the huge emphasis on making Check-in obvious and easy for first time guests to extra wide hallways to the large sculpted 3D characters and soft contained play units for different ages, God's Amazement Park shines as a fun, timeless and immersive experience that has kids excited to come and bring their friends.

The church has continued to see meteoric growth and, after opening this new children's building, has had over a 40% sustained increase in kids attending. Of course, this means that the parents are also now coming, adding to incredible growth for this dynamic church.

We love that the staff of Gateway chose Worlds of Wow to partner with them on creating God's Amazement Park. What a privilege for us to be part of such a Kingdom-focused church's strategy to reach kids and families!

If you've got questions about this project, feel free to contact us and we'll talk about creating an immersive environment for your church! Just contact us here!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Trinity Lutheran's New Play Attraction

This new soft-contained play unit will be a huge attraction for the kids ministry at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lisle, IL. We designed the play feature to blend with the big tree (built around a structural support column) as the center piece of the room. Worlds of Wow is the only church theming company that adds custom soft play and soft-contained play along with theming!

That's a big structural column now made to be a huge tree!
The play area is tall and wide, providing high play value!
Adding a play attraction is a great way to bring your community in during the week and introduce them to your church. To learn about how your church can use play attractions as an outreach tool,  contact us and we'll give you a free estimate and renders for your space!

Friday, October 29, 2010

Installation pictures from North Monroe Baptist Church

Shout out to our friends here in Monroe, Louisiana! What a great team to work with over the past couple of years! It's been exciting to see the vision come to life. Take a look at the theming, 3D sculpted foam and the custom soft-contained play attraction!

Some of our artists showing the "wow" sign!
This custom sculpted tree with a slide is part of this Pre-K play room.
The main check-in area is almost ready!
A huge paintbrush and paint cans themed on this wall!
The baseball theme ties in perfectly to this city scene.
A subway scene in this hallway.
Lots of faux stone and brick finishes provide great texture.
"Juke boxes" that will be homes of game stations.
The new large soft-contained play attraction is ready at church!
This play attraction goes WAY up high!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Super Fun Slide

Just found these pictures from a slide project I did a few years ago for a church in east Texas. This is way more fun than taking those boring stairs!! Two close-up pictures of one way to enclose the top and bottom to prevent access during services are also included. Has your church considered adding a slide for the kids?

First Dallas Interim Space

First Baptist Dallas is a big church, but even big churches sometimes need to do small things with excellence. Such is the case with their interim space as they make transitions to their downtown campus. These pictures are a great example of how to theme a space with a small budget!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Destiny Worship Center, Miramar Beach FL

We just love the fun and futuristic theme here at Destiny Worship Center! It was a pleasure to work with Wayne and his team. The theme also included a fun play attraction, which is one of the unique things about Worlds of Wow: we're the only company that does theming and play together for churches!

If you're ever in Miramar Beach, stop by the church and say "Hi!" to Wayne and ask him about working with Worlds of Wow.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Play attraction at Destiny Worship Center in Miramar Beach, FL

A few more pictures of the new play attraction at Destiny Worship Center in Florida.

Here's the first set of pictures of the modular play unit. Man, that looks really fun!

Coming soon, pictures of the theme install! Stay tuned...

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Celebration Church

Look at the fun colors on this new play attraction in Metairie, LA at Celebration Church. Kids LOVE playing on these - and parents love being in a safe, clean environment! What a great outreach tool for their community and a tremendously popular attraction for their children's ministries! Worlds of Wow is the only church theming company that includes custom play attractions!

This long room made for a very fun play attraction.
Multiple entrances and exits keep the fun going!
The only part of this soft-contained play attraction that's not soft is the large slide!
To learn more about our soft play and soft-contained play attractions, just contact us and we'll chat about the options for your church!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

White's Ferry Church of Christ

Here are some really fun pics of our installation at White's Ferry Church of Christ in West Monroe, LA. We just love, love, love the castle theme and our proud of our Worlds of Wow artists!

"Before" picture of the entry way and Check-in desk
Completed theming including new turrets & a new Check-in area
"Before" picture of the existing preschool classroom.
The new preschool classroom really comes alive!
Here's how the room all came together!
Parents can see through one of the three windows along a themed hallway
The team at the church, including Chrys and LinDee, were fabulous to work with on this fun project! If you're ever in the area drop in and say "Hi!"to these terrific ladies! Also, be sure to check out their renovated student ministry building.

Would you like for us to renovate your children's building? Simply click here to contact us and we'll talk with you about your church project!