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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 »

October 5, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 10/08/14

Monday was a productive day, steel workers put in place the metal roof decking for over the north-east mechanical room on the second floor and finished up with the decking combining the south lower roof with the upper roof area (west end of the building).  Masonry workers laid a ... Read More »

September 28, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 9/27/14

Thank the good Lord it only rained a little this week.  The masonry workers finished the east wall, except for a ten foot section (which will be used for lifts and other vehicles to get through to the nave area).  They have also started working on the gable end ... Read More »

September 21, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 9/22/14

What a wonderful week – lots of sunshine and dry weather – perfect formula for getting outside work done.  Concrete was poured on Wednesday for the second floor choir loft and hallways.  Trusses over the upper north hallway have been put in place.  The decking on the two high ... Read More »

September 14, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 9/13/14

Last week I reported the steps were poured but due to rain that pour was cancelled, though we did manage to get some concrete laid on some of the steps and three of the landings this week.  Steel workers have been slowed down with the rain and wind.  You ... Read More »

September 7, 2014

Posted by MaryJo Lauer on 9/06/14

We saw the skeleton structure of the bell tower go up last week but there was still much to be done.  Behind the scenes there is much welding being done, which consumes a lot of time.  This week you will see additional support beams added – crisscross beams for ... Read More »