Liturgical Architect Paul Barribeau is Senior Project Manager at Groth Design Group, an architectural firm focused on serving religious clients and community-based organizations. Prior to his practice of architecture Paul was an ordained Lutheran pastor. Paul is a licensed architect, member of the AIA and NCARB. He is an allied member of the Association of Consultants for Liturgical Space. In addition to his work with religious clients, he speaks extensively to religious organizations on how to create spaces that will serve religious celebration and ministry. Paul has spent a his professional life exclusively working with and designing for religious communities. His approach to design with churches is to create a "team approach" where members of the church an planning team together with the professions have opportunity to shape the design created for them.