As with any development of this kind, area residents, groups and organizations have questions and concerns. It’s also not unusual for rumors to become rampant, for misinformation to dominate the conversation. We want to eliminate the myths, leaving you with a clear picture of our project and the many ways it will benefit our mountain.
Off Highway 18, west of Daley Canyon in Rimforest.
Agua Fria, Arrowhead Villas, Cedar Glen, Crest Park, Crestline, Deerlodge Park, Blue Jay, Strawberry Flats, Skyforest, Rimforest, Twin Peaks, Lake Arrowhead and Running Springs.
No. Church of the Woods is developing the project and a beautiful new sanctuary is part of the plan, but it won’t be anything like a “mega-church.” It would make no sense to build a “mega-church” in an area with such a small population. “Mega-churches” typically have more members than our area has people. Also, we’ve always preferred David to Goliath.
No. According to the recently released Environmental Impact Report, every environmental issue has been addressed and mitigated. Remember, this is our environment too, our home. We live, work and worship here. Everything is designed to harmonize with nature not injure it.
While it’s true that some trees will be felled, much of the acreage will remain undeveloped. Of the 37.3 acres originally purchased, 10.1 have been partitioned to the county for flood control and the actual development will only require about half of what’s left. Landscaping and the planting of trees will be a major part of the development.
Take a look at the renderings we have here. You tell us.
The County of San Bernardino has advised that a number of stoplights will be required over the next 30 years in the region as a whole. For our development, we will only need 1.