WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A multi-million-dollar community center project in West Lafayette is exactly one month away from completion. The finishing touches are being done to Faith West on Northwestern Avenue.
Construction began in July of last year. The community center is slated to open to the public Aug. 5.
Pastor of Faith West Community Ministries Joshua Greiner said the interior finishes are complete, the apartment furniture is moved in, and the student apartments are 100-percent leased. The lounge and pre-school furniture is coming next week.
He said it's been a long process but the entire center is finally coming together.
"This has been a project that we have been dreaming about literally for 20-plus years when we first started our campus ministries. There's always been the dream, 'Well, what if we had place on/near Purdue's campus that we can meet and we can begin to minister to that community?'" said Greiner.
Greiner said there will be service programs that will get the student residents out in nearby neighborhoods.
Worship services at Faith West will begin on Aug. 18.
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