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Immanuel Lutheran School Dedicated this September

Thanks to LCEF investors’ support, Lutheran Church Extension Fund is blessed to help fund this new school construction in Gaylord, Minn. With the new space, Immanuel L.S. opened “Shining Stars Learning Center.” The child care has already reached capacity with a waiting list. What an opportunity to reach others for Christ!

Pictured below, Immanuel celebrated the dedication of their new school on the afternoon of Sun., Sept. 22, 2013. 


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Lutheran Church Extension Fund is blessed to help fund this new school construction thanks to LCEF investors’ support. 

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord, Minn. will celebrate the dedication of their new school on the afternoon of Sun., Sept. 22, 2013. "Stepping Forward in Faith: Generation to Generation."

Immanuel in Gaylord School Continues to Take Shape

On Friday, March 1, 2013, Immanuel Lutheran School in Gaylord continued to take shape. Drywall was being hung and crews have gotten started painting primer. With each phase of construction, students and staff eagerly await a tentative dedication this spring or early summer. Stay tuned to our newsfeed to follow Immanuel's progress. 

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is blessed to help fund this new school. LCEF investors are vital to provide financial support to our churches and schools just like Immanuel as together we help ministries grow.

Walls Going Up!

"The first wall went up this morning; what an exciting event! The school kids were outside watching and we're all rejoicing," said Immanuel Lutheran Church Secretary Phyllis Meffert in Gaylord yesterday (Sept. 19, 2012.) Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is blessed to support Immanuel Lutheran School as they begin construction on their new building. Visit our newsfeed and Facebook often to see the progress!

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