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Building Projects (Page 2)

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

Building Project Update – February 25, 2019

Despite the unfavorable weather in February, WEB construction project manager Josh Williams, reports that he is not concerned about the construction timeline at this point. The WEB construction crew has been removing snow from the roof after each snowfall and have continue installing roofing whenever and wherever possible. Weather permitting, WEB’s plan is to complete enclosure of the new addition the week…

Building Project Update – January 28, 2019

A couple of unforeseen issues were discovered during the site preparation phase that added additional expense to the project. The good news is that we have been blessed with some additional funding from grants and congregational gifts that have covered that additional expense and allowed us to stay within the approved project budget. The project is proceeding on schedule!  The current schedule…

Building Project Update – January 12, 2019

Construction of the new addition is on schedule, thanks in large part to the favorable winter weather. Floor slabs from the various rooms previously at the back of the sanctuary have been removed in preparation for new floors that will match current aggregate floor in finished construction. By the end of January roof decking, exterior wall framing and sheathing, and fire wall…

Building Project Update – December 17, 2018

The steel deliveries have begun and columns and beams are beginning to be set with bar joists and roof deck to follow. The plan is to have all of the steel up before January 1. With the cooperation of deliveries and weather, framing the exterior walls will begin January 2 with a tentative goal to complete the framing and roof deck by…

Grant awarded from Antioch Foundation – December 11, 2018

We are excited and tremendously grateful to announce that Mt. Olive has been awarded a $20,000 grant for our building project from the Antioch Foundation.   The Antioch Foundation, located in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, is a charitable organization that provides financial support across the U.S. and around the world to share the Gospel of Jesus and serve others in the areas of faith,…

Building Project Update – November 30, 2018

Temporary wall in sanctuary The way the temporary wall at the rear of the sanctuary had to be constructed resulted in the loss of the aisle behind the last row of pews. As a result, the congregation is asked to consider the impact of this change during services, leaving the portions of the pews closest to the sanctuary entrances available for families…

Building Project Update – November 16, 2018

• There are now four handicap parking spaces marked by the southwest corner of the school. • Due to demolition and construction activities, the cry room will be unusable until the new narthex is completed. In the interim the fireside room is available to parents and children when privacy is desired and the changing table and supplies have been moved to the…

Grant awarded for building project

The Building Committee received the wonderful news that Mt. Olive has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the E.L.S. Board for Lutheran Schools to assist with our building project. The funds will be awarded over the next four years. We give thanks to the Board for Lutheran Schools for this significant financial help and we especially give thanks to our gracious Heavenly…