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St. Bronislava Church in Plover Wisconsin features 1,000 seat worship space with room for a 50 person choir, a eucharistic chapel, additional gathering space, and reconciliation facilities.
The seating arrangement directs all eyes toward the altar. 94' long laminated beams rest on a central steel support tower that is clad in limestone. Poured in place concrete piers support the beams at the perimeter. By building on a slightly inclined grade, 1,000 worshippers are accommodated yet no one is further than 65' from altar and speaker; thus the intimacy of worship and the spirit of community is preserved.
When entering the church through the main entry, one walks underneath a long skylight which leads to the sanctuary. The limestone baptismal font is at the main axis to the church entry. A processional cross and the stained glass at the baptistery were refurbished from the original building and incorporated into the new, maintaining past traditions within the new structure. An acoustical study by Revelations enabled a worship space well suited to music (with a three second reverberation time). As a result, local concerts and other performances are a common occurrence.