DSCN0131Despite recession, need for buildings grows along with missions, outreach.

By Michael Gordon
Posted: Monday, Nov. 07, 2011

A struggling construction sector that continues to bleed Charlotte’s economic recovery hasn’t slowed a mini building boom among area houses of worship.

Despite financial uncertainty from the job front to Wall Street, congregations have set aside millions of dollars for major expansions at Calvary Church and Christ Lutheran, both in south Charlotte.

…Munro, at Calvary, says the membership agreed that it wouldn’t launch the expansion if it came at the expense of the church’s mission work.