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A multi-use, collaborative church campus where people and ideas converge to build the future.


Lead Pastor, Josh McPherson, leads Grace City’s vision to build a thriving new campus to harness the entrepreneurial spirit of Wenatchee’s people, draw families in for recreation and education, and introduce the unchurched to Jesus.


PlainJoe Studios developed a master plan for Grace City that will function as a mixed-use, collaborative campus housing for-profit businesses, as well as nonprofits.


McPherson and his team decided to be a blessing to the community at large–something outside the common large-church paradigm that would be accessible seven days per week.


“We refused to build inside the old paradigm: member-only club, open one day per week. What if we came together and leveraged our resources and combined our generosity to build something that could be received by our community as a gift?” – Pastor Josh McPherson


The heart of the campus will be a co-working space called The Intersection Co-Lab, where entrepreneurial-minded locals, startups, freelancers, small business, and large enterprises can interact and work alongside one another as they grow their businesses.

Mela Coffee Roasting Company, a specialty coffee purveyor based in downtown Wenatchee, will also provide refreshment and casual atmosphere.


The Grace City Event Center will adjoin The Intersection, with multi-use capacity for groups of 50 up to 1,000. The venue is designed with a balance of stewardship, intentionality, and excellence. Built with the principles of a soundstage in mind, the room can be reinvented based on the desired experience.


In The Landing and Story Tower, guests can overlook Wenatchee, the Columbia River, the Cascade Range, and the picturesque orchards that are a signature feature of the region.

A traditional wedding chapel, a courtyard designed for a variety of community events, and a fitness center will also be located at Grace City.

Design Intervention

In Exodus, God gave his people complete instructions for designing and building a tabernacle. From specifying the colors of linen to the dimensions of each alter, God cared about the details of that environment and His connection to the people inside, God still seeks relationship with his creation, and our gathering places can still reflect it- if we'll consider a Design Intervention. From the Old Testament temple to today's most innovative building, churches create effective environments by using their unique story to share The Story. Design Intervention is a global journey through this revolution in sacred space.