St. Paul Lutheran Church
Master Plan, Sanctuary, Administration, Fellowship Hall, SS Rooms
Des Peres, MO
Team Four Architects | 14 North Newstead Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63108 | phone 314.533.2200 fax 314.533.2203
This Master Plan Update identifies the immediate needs for expansion of Saint Paul’s
sanctuary, administration, fellowship hall, music and bible study rooms on the church’s main
TeamFour met with the Saint Paul’s Building Committee and program end users to identify any
Space Program/Master Plan additions, deletions and adjustments and to reassess current
church needs since the previous master plan was done. The response involves minimizing
the need for new construction by adaptive reuse of existing facilities and by multiple uses of
TeamFour met with the building committee to present several church expansion options. The
purpose for presenting these options was to narrow the focus to a few viable directions for
further exploration and development.
Construction Phasing and Cost
The first phase of the implementation of the Master Plan was broken down into two stages.
Stage I will be the new construction that comprises the fellowship hall, administration, music
and bible study rooms. The first stage will also include the renovation of the original
sanctuary. Stage II will be the expansion and renovation of the existing sanctuary on the main
and lower levels.