Browsing the 2014 archive of Raising a Spiritual Home

December 28, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 12/24/14

Since the bulletin has to be in by Monday the 22nd, the following information will be from the previous two weeks.  The roofers have finished their installation of the foam insulation, plywood, ice & shield, and moisture barrier membrane.  So now we are a little more buttoned in, but ... Read More »

December 14, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 12/13/14

Look upward to the upper story (clerestory) on the south side of our new church.  What a wonderful sight!!  J J J  Glenn and Jim have bricked the clerestory area, you can see the arch design over the window openings.  They have done a wonderful job and you can ... Read More »

December 7, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 12/06/14

The plastic protection by the portico area has been taken down, so you can now see the brick that has been placed around the posts and on the west social hall wall.  You will see the brick smeared with a little mortar here and there, but that will be ... Read More »

November 23, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 11/30/14

Since the bulletin articles needed to be in by Tuesday of this past week,  I will have to guess at what will be done this week.  Monday was too cold for outside work and not that warm inside, so you will not see much change on the outside.  The ... Read More »

November 16, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 11/14/14

Brrrrrrrrrrrr – We managed to get somewhat buttoned up for winter but the ceiling has no insulation yet so it is pretty cold inside the church.  The roofers had to stop last week on Friday (7th) because the wind was just too strong.  Monday, the roofers started on the ... Read More »

November 9, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 11/08/14

This has been a good week!  ABC Electric has put in conduit along the south, east, and north side on the lower exterior walls of the church – this will be for exterior lighting.    Midwest Masonry workers have finished laying the brick on the south, east, and north side ... Read More »

November 2, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 11/02/14

Winter is coming!  Winter is coming!  Are we ready??  Check the exterior out, we have the gypsum board covering on most of the exterior surfaces, even the parapets are covered.  The roof insulation arrived this past Thursday and hopefully it will be put in place next week.  All the ... Read More »

October 26, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 10/25/14

Another  beautiful week!!!  As you can see the bell tower block has been laid and the masonry workers have a good start on the brick on the south side of church.  This brick will not go up any further until next spring as the cast concrete needs to go ... Read More »

October 19, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 10/18/14

We started the week with a little rain but by Tuesday the sun was out in full force – Praise the Lord!!!!  Take note of the north side of church and the east end, you will see change in those areas.  The metal framing has been completed on the ... Read More »

October 12, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 10/11/14

Praise the Lord!!!  Our weather this past week has been wonderful for the workers.  The masonry workers laid block by the east side gable of the narthex area, which will serve two purposes, one to butt the roofing material up against and also the foundation for the brick wall ... Read More »