The new Cobb campus of Passion City Church will seat 8,500 in two separate spaces instead of 4,100 based upon the revised site plan. Courtesy of Passion City Church

Passion City Church approved for Cumberland expansion

Passion City Church, the church’s second campus and the first church for the Cumberland/Galleria area, has received approval by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners for substantial changes to its site plan after receiving initial approval in May by the commissioners.

Originally planned for retail by property owner Whitehall Investments of Yorba Linda, California, the office park on nearly three acres is on the west side of Cumberland Boulevard between Riverwood Parkway and Cobb Parkway, the east side of Interstate 285 and south of Mt. Wilkinson Parkway.

The existing four-story office building of nearly 190,000 square feet will be renovated for worship and office facilities.

Future plans will include construction of additional worship, office, educational and related parking facilities.

John Moore, an attorney representing Passion City Church and Whitehall Investments, listed these details in the application.

An auditorium will expand to seat 5,000 people instead of the original 3,500 people and a theater seating 2,000 people instead of 600.

Passion City Church’s Atlanta campus is at 515 Garson Drive NE near the MARTA Lindbergh Station.

Information: PassionCityChurch.com/CommunityGroups/marietta.

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