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Building Projects

Updates on any building projects undertaken at Mount Olive Lutheran Church and School.

Building Project Update – November 18, 2019

New Construction With the exception of a few “punch list” items for WEB to address the new construction phase of the project is complete and was dedicated (along with the new organ) on November 10, 2019.   Fundraising Fundraising subcommittee chair Chris Kind reported that of the $470,000 pledged for the project $391,000 has been raised. This is 83% of the total…

Building Project Update – July 12, 2019

New addition: Drywall is going up in the new narthex. The track for the glass wall has arrived and been installed. Painting in areas beyond the narthex largely completed. Cabinetry beginning to be installed. Plumbing in progress. Sanctuary and existing narthex: The sprinkler system has been installed and painting of the pipes is nearing completion. Storage, data and filming rooms between the…

Building Project Update – June 28, 2019

New addition: Painting and ceiling tile installation are proceeding on schedule for the new spaces beyond the narthex. Sanctuary and existing narthex: Thanks to the help of a large number of industrious volunteers the sanctuary was emptied, the gymnasium set up for worship, the west wall of the sanctuary closed up, and new storage areas framed up in the old narthex. Sincere…

Building Project Update – June 18, 2019

Exterior concrete work is completed. Curbing of parking lot is completed. Patching of McConnell and Fair Streets following sewer line boring is completed. Drywall taping and sanding in the new spaces to the south of the narthex are completed. Painting of the new spaces south of the narthex to begin the week of June 16. Following the painting of those spaces the…

Your help is needed! Yes, YOU!

  We need people of all skill levels for setting up for services in the gym. Our part of the building project will begin on Tuesday, June 25, after Vacation Bible School, Sunday and Monday night services. Around 25-30 volunteers for each evening of June 25, 26, and 27 would be appreciated. We will try to follow this timeline: Tuesday, June 25,…

Building Project Update – May 19, 2019

The new addition was opened between services on May 12 for those who wished to take a look. Even with just the steel structures, the shapes and sizes of the new spaces can now be seen. Since that time the electrical, plumbing, and HVAC have been roughed in. Following their inspection and approval drywall and taping can begin which will further define…

Building Project Update – May 3, 2019

The latest progress to report: The city of Mankato has approved the directional bore plan proposed by WEB for the necessary sewer modification needed for the project to move forward. All the interior concrete floors have been poured in the new addition. What’s coming up next? Interior framing began the week of May 6 and will be followed by roughing in electrical,…

Building Committee Congregation Update 4/14/19

Update given by Building Committee Chair, Bill Bohning at Bi-Annual Information Meeting – April 14, 2019 Publicity Sub-Committee Regular updates to the congregation continue to be provided via church bulletin, Mt. Olive Website, and Facebook Construction Sub-Committee Juel Merseth continues to spend time on-site for any questions and concerns that arise Juel is also working on the plans and materials needed for…

Building Project Update – March 26, 2019

Construction status: The new construction area is now enclosed and the ground has been thawed to a depth of about 3 feet. Work on the roof drainage system continues. Clean-up continues in the new construction area in preparation for upcoming work there. Construction Schedule timeline through April 20:  Work will begin on underground utilities as soon as the frost is completely thawed…

Building Project Update – March 10, 2019

Progress continues on our new construction in spite of a lack of cooperation from the winter weather. Here’s the latest: Roofing is completed except for some detail work. The new construction is “dried in” meaning that the roof is tight and all door and window openings have been covered by wood or plastic. The exterior walls of the new addition have now…