CRISTA Campus

About the Campus

  • Original buildings built in 1913 as Firland Tuberculosis Sanatorium
  • Property vacated in 1946-47
  • King’s Garden moved here in 1949
  • Initial services: Education and Senior Care
  • Additional services: Broadcast, Humanitarian & Relief, Camps, etc.
  • Renamed CRISTA Ministries in 1979
  • Additional major buildings added:
    • Elementary School – 1955
    • Print Shop (now Broadcast) – 1959
    • Cristwood – 1984
    • King’s Garden Gym – 1996
    • Chestnut Court – 1998
    • Intermediate Elementary – 1999
    • Bundrant Ness Center – 2013
  • Current acreage: 57
  • Current residents: 670
  • Current student body: 1250
  • Current staff: 890