Redeemer Ev. Lutheran Church, Iola, WI

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Building Project, Phase I, Part 1

Redeemer’s building project is underway!

This Monday, October 27th, the day after observing the Reformation, a few of our members started tearing things out.

The Narthex

The Narthex

Admittedly, it’s a little messy, but this is what the narthex looked like after the women’s restroom and the majority of the carpet was removed.

The Narthex

The Narthex

Take a look at some of the insides of our church’s walls.

Where the Women's Restroom Used to Be

Where the Women’s Restroom Used to Be

The View Towards the Door of the Church

The View Towards the Door of the Church

The mess will likely keep up for a while, but we’re very excited about this building project.  Our kitchen will be larger and more centralized, our restrooms more handicap-friendly and comfortable, and, once we get into Phase II, the sanctuary will expand outward and upward (about two extra feet of height!), with a classroom, office, and cry room as a bonus!  Keep checking in to see the progress of this project, and we’ll share our joys and tears as we go on.  As we move in towards Thanksgiving this coming month, we are reminded to thank God for the blessings he bestows, and here we can certainly see that Redeemer has been blessed with a hardworking congregation, ever seeking to improve our worship space and the edification we receive in it.

O, give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good,
For his mercy endures forever!