“It was like God said, ‘Why don’t I give you phase one,’” Batterson said.
Although he’s not yet sure when later phases will be complete, Batterson hopes to open the theater late this year if the renovations unfold smoothly. Church services already take place at 9 a.m. on Sundays, with a second 11 a.m. service to be added in early June.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.