LLG Proposal Feedback

Input from the congregation on specific proposals for our Love Let Go Congregational Discernment.
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  • 1: Raising a Reader

    The goal of this project is to partner with at-risk families to build home libraries for our communities’ earliest learners by offering books to families who might otherwise be unable to provide books for their young children. (Initial request $15,000, $10,000 remaining since 6/9 council action) Submitted by Barbara Burkhardt.
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  • 2. New Robes & Stoles for Chancel Choir

    Additional funding for the purchase of 40-45 new choir robes to replace the current ones which are believed to be over 30 years old. ($2500) Submitted by Kathy Tunseth. The Congregation Council has elected to fund this project with Undesignated Memorial funds.
  • 3. Support for Second Harvest’s Food Purchases

    Second Harvest Heartland is having to purchase more food supplies and develop new ways of distribution to meet the increased demand for food assistance as food donations from manufacturers have decreased. (initial request $10,000, $5000 remaining since 6/9 council action) Submitted by Linda Olson.
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  • 4. Support for Lutheran Social Services Minnesota

    To support Lutheran Social Services as the demand for their services to families has increased. (Initial request $10,000, $5000 remaining since 6/9 council action) Submitted by Linda Olson.
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  • 5. Vehicle for Iringa Hope Micro Finance Institute in Iringa, Tanzania

    Iringa Hope needs a second vehicle to better serve the increase in membership in villages around Iringa. ($35,000) Submitted by Caryn Josephson.
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  • 6. Capital Projects for Bomalang’ombe

    Provide funds for larger capital projects in Bomalang’ombe and Vikongwa parishes. ($50,000) Submitted by Caryn Josephson.
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  • 7. Luther Seminary Scholarship for Iringa Student

    Contribute towards a Bega kwa Bega fundraiser to provide a 2-year scholarship that will allow a student from the Iringa Diocese to attend Luther Seminary. ($10,000) Submitted by Caryn Josephson.
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  • 8. For I was hungry and you fed me…

    This project provides funding through December 31, 2020 for the paper goods and non-entree food items used in bag lunches Soup For You (SFY) provides now that our cafe/table service has closed due to the pandemic. ($15,000) Submitted by Janet Brahier. This project was fully funded by action of the Congregation Council on 6/9.
  • 9. Support Camp WAPO

    Support camp WAPO to help with the loss of income due to camper loss. (Initial request $10,000, $5000 remaining since 6/9 council action) Submitted by Paul Thompson.
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  • 10. Rose’s Place

    Loving our neighbors by using our resources to build affordable housing on the 2 acres of land south of the parking lot in partnership with another organization. ($300,000-$400,000) Submitted by Michael Stetzler on behalf of the Affordable Housing Team.
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  • 11. Worship Streaming Buildout

    Furnish Sanctuary with the equipment necessary to maintain a streaming presence going forward, once in-building worship resumes. ($25,000) Submitted by Chris Thornton. Update: This Project was fully funded from the Mission Launch Fund by action of the Congregation Council on 6/9.
  • 12. Solar Array and Roof Replacement

    Fund a portion of the project to replace the roof and add a solar array. ($200,000) Submitted by James Ericksen.
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  • 13. Prince of Peace Camp Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship fund would provide the finances necessary to continue our current scholarship mission as well as allow us to grow current and future programming. ($25,000) Submitted by Erika Wold.
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  • 14. H2O For Life

    Fundraising match to support water for kids in Africa. (Initial request $10,000, $5000 remaining since 6/9 council action) Submitted by Lyla Burke.
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  • 15. Columbarium Statue

    A columbarium statue will be built and installed on the marble slab that is a part of the Columbarium. ($12,000) Submitted by Dan Wagner.
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