“In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord.” Ephesians 2:21

This ministry is responsible for insuring that the entire building and grounds are kept presentable at all times.  Included in this ministry is the responsibility to coordinate with the deacon in charge of fellowships to contact individuals who use the building for weddings, or other activities in order to insure that the building will be cleaned following the use of the building.  This ministry includes the inspection, detection and repair of minor deficiencies, including, but not limited to drippy faucets, burned out light bulbs, door closures, non-working locks, broken pews, broken windows, fire alarms, smoke detectors, ceiling tiles, time clocks properly set, bathroom fixtures, paint needs, baptistery cleaning, and any other repairs which will improve the comfort, beautification and curity of the building.  This ministry is responsible for insuring that all of the heating and air conditioning systems are in good working order, and that the heaters are cleaned, inspected, andworking when cold weather comes.Also, the deacon in this ministry will make recommendations to the responsible elder when systems need repair, parts, service, or replacement.  This ministry includes the care of all grounds around the building, including the lawn, shrubs, trees, flower beds, drive ways, and parking lots.  The deacon in this ministry will assign and coordinate the mowing and grounds maintenance projects.  Additionally, the deacon will be responsible for establishing and coordinating Work Days, as well as assigning individuals to take care of any outdoor signs.  The deacon in this ministry will also be involved in any building construction, repair or renovation projects, in the capacity of the coordination of bids, contracts, and inspection of any such projects.  The deacon is responsible for coordinating with the other ministry areas to define the rules and responsibilities for the use of the building and grounds.  The deacon in this ministry will assist in providing the annual budget needs of this ministry to the responsible elder.