SOUTH FORSYTH -- First Redeemer Church broke ground on Sunday, July 24 for a new state-of-the-art children’s building and worship center. Located on the church’s 50-acre campus in south Forsyth, the facility was designed by Pieper, Obrien, Herr Architects and will be constructed by CBI General Contractors and will focus on investing in the children of their community. “We believe children of our community deserve the very best,” Senior Pastor Jeff Jackson said. “As we determined the make Sundays the highlight of their week.” A grand opening is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017. Pictured, Mike Schmid and Jeff Jackson break ground in front of (left to right) Skip Putnam, District 2 Commissioner-elect Rick Swope, Melvin Benson, Rhett Marlow, Jeff Cornelison, Anthony Turpin, Dell Cornett, Fred Gates, Ameila McDaniel, Earl Smith, Monie Bardoul and Katy Cook.