Market Sector Church Buildings

St James United Methodist Church



  • St. James United Methodist Church in Bellevue, Nebraska


  • St. James United Methodist Church is an established church in the Bellevue Nebraska community. The church wanted to continue to address growth in the area and decided to expand their multi-site ministry by adding a second facility. In order to address demand for more contemporary services, the look and feel of the new church building would be critical in charting a new course.


  • 80’ wide x 213’ long fully insulated Sprung structure.


  • St. James United Methodist church choose Sprung as the solution of choice for their new church campus. The look has become a staple for the community and the church in the area. The entire 16,000 square foot facility was constructed in just nine months. The unique shape of the clear span tension membrane structure provides excellent acoustics.

This Sprung Structure Features:

  • Welcome foyer
  • Worship Center
  • Kitchen and washrooms
  • Offices and music rooms
  • 8 classrooms
  • Eleven 39” x 85” custom R8 windows
  • Misty grey wainscot and tan Dupont Tedlar architectural membrane
  • Triple glass doors in main vestibule entrance
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Community gathering circle



“The folks at Sprung Structures were great to work with. I highly recommend them for your building solutions, whether it’s for a church facility or other structure. You will be highly impressed with the quality and craftsmanship of these buildings.”

Pastor Russ Tompkins
St. James United Methodist Church
Bellevue, Nebraska


“After 38 years in the business you come to recognize three key elements to any product. Outstanding quality, attention to detail and overall value, Sprung Buildings make the top of the list in all three categories. In addition Sprung’s level of service from design inception through completion was and continues to be outstanding.”

James Sobota
Sobota Group Builders LLC


“Having managed the construction of a number of brick and mortar buildings in my career, the Sprung Structure was a unique experience that required new thinking. Sprung’s on-site technical support and expertise was invaluable and directly led to a very successful project.”

Edward Burchfield


“The column-free span of the Sprung Structure opened up design flexibility which allowed us to shift our focus to create inspirational, communal, and spiritual spaces that cultivate worship and fellowship.”

Brian P. Akert, AIA, Associate Partner
Holland Basham Architects