Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Theme Pictures from White's Chapel UMC - Southlake, TX

Our team has just finished out the second phase of a new digital theming project at White's Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake, TX. Leila Carlson, the Director of Children's Ministries, shared her excitement about the latest addition: "I am thrilled with the project!!!  The guys did an amazing job of installing everything and they are always delightful to be around!"

This project included creating a whimsical, bright Faithville. One hallway is the Zoo, another is an amusement and water park, and the others include a sports/fitness park, city hall, bakery and shoppes. Together, they make up Faithville for preschool and elementary-aged kids.

A ballon vendor stand in Faithville

The Zoo is also a part of Faithville

Another view of the Zoo wall

Theming continues along the hallways, stairs and ramps

The waterpark and amusement park wall in Faithville

Our artists created a 3D model of a ride for this wall covering

You're never thirsty in Faithville!

A close-up of the 3D art 
Tea Cup rides adorn one of the hallway walls

Apparently, the home team is much better than the away team!

The Swim Club is next to one of the entryways
If you want to find out more about our digital work, just contact us and we'll chat about how we can work with your church!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

KidTown Photo

This is one of our favorite install photos, ever! Absolutely love this hallway and the immersive environment it creates for the kids at Overlake Church. To see all of the photos from this project, click here.
One of the main children's hallways at Overlake Church
If your church would like to have us give you and estimate for a theme, contact us by emailing hello@worldsofwow.com or calling 817.380.4215.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Preschool Project Completed at Calvary Baptist Church in Clearwater, FL

Our team was able to work with an existing theme concept and add new elements and artwork in the new construction of a Preschool area as well as incorporate theming into the existing children's space.

The project with Calvary Baptist in Clearwater, Florida, was a significant upgrade from the previous theme. Part of their issue was the peeling stickers and decals used by the original theme company. Our team replaced the peeling decals by painting airbrushed appliqués on-site to both remedy the problem and add a 2D relief to the walls for a cleaner look and feel.

We also added a new soft-contained play structure that is used during weekend and weekday services, but is also available for use by members who want to host kids' birthday parties, which is a great outreach opportunity for friends and parents invited to the parties.

Here are a few photos from this vibrant Preschool area, thanks to Howard Parker, Church Administrator at Calvary Baptist.

Preschool Entrance theming across the entire atrium
"The Father's Market" includes fun signage right on the main entry wall
Nursery entrance hallway with big signage and lots of window space
A new soft-contained play unit with lots of climb space and fun slides!

We are thankful for the opportunity to work with the team at Calvary Baptist and love seeing the great work of our artists and installers on display. Working with churches to reach kids and families of all ages is our passion! How can we help your church? Let us know by telling us here!

Monday, November 28, 2011

2011 Project Pictorial Recap

We took a montage of pictures from the projects that Worlds of Wow completed (to date) in 2011 so that we could share the fun, creativity and wow-factor of these churches! This year we have already completed 38 new projects and have even more coming for 2012.

It is a privilege to serve local churches and help them reach more families, connect with more kids and create amazing experiences. We are passionate about serving churches and our entire team is grateful that the Lord allows us to use our gifts to create ridiculously cool, fun environments that impact kids and families of all ages!


The Worlds of Wow Team

Friday, November 18, 2011

Overlake Christian Church Theme Complete!

Worlds of Wow just completed Overlake Christian Church's theme in Redmond, Washington. The project included a train station look-and-feel with a timeless Main Street style that was both fun for kids and full of wow-factor for parents.

The sketches and actual finished pictures from part of the project are included to show from concept to completion.

Render of The Market - where Check-in happens
Overhead render of the Train Depot and hallway
Train Depot render with clock tower & shoe shine station
Shoe Shine station on Main Street
The General Store
Kid Town Pet Shop
"You Are Here" map and hallway theming
Seattle skyline mural
Skyline and wall theming for doorways
The Market and check-in kiosks
We really enjoyed working with Bob Lee, Scott Noon and Leigh Sarti at the church. Collaborative thinking and creative Kingdom work make our projects so much fun! If you like the look of this project and want to find out more about our digital work, just contact us and we'll chat about how we can work with your church!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Worlds of Wow launches Wow ThemePlay!

For over seven years, Worlds of Wow has been creating fantastic theming for churches. We're known for our gold-standard work on indoor themed environments, so we wanted to take that theming outdoors! Today, we are excited to announce our newest offering, ThemePlay, amazing themed outdoor playgrounds! 

It's time for a full-scale roll out and we're inviting you to take a look at the incredible theming! Here are a few pictures to show you just how amazing these outdoor play units look! To see more, click here to visit our new web page.

That's not a real barn and silo, that's an outdoor ThemePlay area that looks amazing!
Time to fly! Kids get to play in this fun airport-themed outdoor play area!
This nature-themed outdoor play area is fun, realistic and loads of fun!
To have Worlds of Wow create an outdoor ThemePlay environment for your church, simply send us a quick note.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Gateway Church, Frisco, TX install underway

We're now working on the 3rd campus of Gateway Church (Southlake, Texas), with their newest satellite campus located in Frisco, Texas. Gateway Church continues to be amazing to partner with and our install crew is busy working on the new children's area theming, which carries on the same theme consistency across all three campuses.
Here are a few fun pics we took today:

Gateway Church's Frisco, TX, campus (stylized, just 'cuz)
One of our artists, Doug, lays on the base for the sidewalk scene
A large train appliqué is up on an unfinished wall 
One of our airbrush artists, Brian, starting a new flower
It's fun to visit while things are in progress, as the art design flows from drawings to the church walls! We'll be sure to add new pictures within a couple of weeks once they're all done!

If you've not seen some of the pictures from the Gateway main campus, click here.

If you like the look of this project and want to find out more about our digital work, just contact us and we'll chat about how we can work with your church!

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Themed Kids Ministry at Houston Northwest Church

Our friends at Houston Northwest Church (yep, in the northwest part of Houston, TX) are one of our newer digital projects. Most of the theming is done with digitally-produced artwork, and the results are just amazing!

We're excited to share these pictures we took on a recent visit to show you the fun, bright and inviting kids area of this fast-growing church.

The kids entrance is all about making check-in fast and fun!
The kids ministry logo looks sharp!
A close-up of a digital appliqué
This scene from Down Under is in the Pre-School area
The Far East hallway with 2D appliqués for extra relief textures
One of the main children's hallways
This is a digital vignette, part of  a series along the walls
A fun check-in desk gets kids ready for the adventure!
While we were at Houston NW, we also took some new Panoramic shots.  To interact with the 3D panorama pictures, you'll need the Microsoft Silverlight plug-in for your browser.

We just love helping churches create these WOW experiences! The kids love being in "their" church and are excited to arrive and bring their friends.

If you like the look of this project and want to find out more about our digital work, just contact us and we'll chat about how we can work with your church!