A recent study was done with Millennials (18 – 29 year olds) and they wanted to find connections between this generation and church architecture. Specifically, they wanted to see if there were identifiable preferences when it came to design layout and architectural features.
One of the takeaways from this study was the idea of “respite”. It turns out Millennials are so busy and distracted that they prefer areas in churches that allow them to pause and reflect or have a conversation.
This same idea is true when we create – especially when we finish a major creative project. It’s good to take a rest, a break. It’s good to have down time. Someone once said: “Divert daily, withdraw weekly and abandon annually”. Remember to build rest into your rhythm.
This time of year is beautiful on route 80 through Pennsylvania.