If your congregation has a limited building budget, the best feature of prefab modular churches is their affordability. Because factory fabrication offers better inventory control and less waste, they are at least 20% less expensive than their brick-and-mortar counterparts.

Prefab Churches

Today’s modular buildings look nothing like the construction office trailers you’ve seen everywhere. Instead, you’ll find innovative designs that will suit every type of business or industry, including churches, synagogues and temples. And the design possibilities are endless.

Nearly any design can be achieved in a modular worship center – from single-story to multi-story structures. Choose from standard floor plans or customize a design to get exactly the configuration you need.

Construct a worship center, sanctuary, modular classrooms, administrative and pastoral offices, daycare center, rectory, counseling rooms, gymnasium, and room for any services you provide, such as Sunday school, recreational activities, children’s programs and community outreach.

Nationwide companies such as Modular Genius, an award-winning modular builder in Joppa, Maryland, have teams of experienced designers, engineers, project managers and field superintendents that allow them to serve as general contractor for all aspects of the construction process. They will consult on your design and make recommendations for building your church with greater efficiency and economy.

Advantages of Modular Construction

If your congregation is bursting at the seams, consider the many advantages of modular church buildings.

  • Many design options: Modular buildings have become increasingly popular due to their attractive architectural designs that are compatible in any environment. If you like the look of churches with pitched shingled roofs, bell towers, covered porticos, and skylights, modular construction can accommodate it all. And the clear span construction is ideal for large open areas.
  • Cost savings: Modular construction offers savings of at least 20% compared to the cost of a stick-built building. This makes a lot of sense in today’s economy. Temporarily enlarge your existing facility without permanently altering or disrupting the building site. In many cases, you won’t have to go through the lengthy budget approval processes that traditional brick-and-mortar construction often requires.
  • Speed of delivery: Modular construction reduces time to completion by about 50%. The modules are built in the factory and moved by truck to the building site in nearly finished condition. They already include stairwells, utility lines, and HVAC systems. Assembled like building blocks, they are ready immediately for professional interior and exterior finishing work.
  • Relocatable: Prefab modular buildings are designed to be reused or repurposed multiple times and moved to different locations as the need arises.
  • Less environmental impact: Modular construction complies with the highest green building standards, including LEED® certification. Strict manufacturing processes control energy and water waste. And most new modules are built with recycled steel, making them strong, fire-resistant and mold-resistant.

For inspiration, take a look at the recent Modular Building Institute Awards of Distinction for excellence in modular building renovation for the St. Sharbel Mission chapel in Las Vegas, NV.  An “Old World” look for the church was achieved, complete with a stone bell tower. The church saved $1 million by utilizing modular construction, and the project was completed in just 122 days.

Prefab buildings are available new and used from builders across the country for use as churches, synagogues and other places of worship.  Contact them to have a unique assembly structure designed and built just for your congregation.