Glenwood Lutheran Church

Glenwood 150th logoThis post is part of a collection of posts written in 2016 for Glenwood’s 150 year celebration. To see the map and full list of locations included in the walking tour, click here.

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Glenwood Lutheran Church 1916

Constructed in 1916 at an expense of $30,549.14, the church had major additions in 1951-52 of the chapel and education building and again in 1978 when the lower narthex was added and the main narthex was expanded.

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The first home of the Norewgian Lutheran Church in Glenwood. Located in NE Glenwood.

The congregation is planning major updates again in 2016.

This is the second home of Glenwood Lutheran Church, which was founded as the Norwegian Lutheran Church in 1880. The first church was located near Central Square on the land once occupied by Glenwood High School.

The congregation was established in 1880.

The parsonage next door was built in 1957.

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Aerial view of Glenwood Lutheran Church and Parsonage 2016

PC 150th FINAL

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One Response to Glenwood Lutheran Church

  1. Jerry Wright says:

    Thank you for sharing this awesome story about GLC

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