now is the time whiteIn 1885 a small group of recent immigrants wanted to make sure that the story of God’s love was told throughout this community. They said, “Now is the time!” and pooled their meager resources to purchase Calvary’s first church building, called Svea. Again in 1910, Calvary said, “Now is the time!” and again built a brand-new church building to make room for that growing congregation. And, believe it or not, again in both 1954 and 1982, Calvary said, “Now is the time!” and modernized our church, built a new sanctuary, education wing, elevator and offices to better serve our community. 

Again and again, throughout Calvary’s history, the people of Calvary have recognized the need to expand, modernize and build in order to ensure something they believed to be absolutely critical: That Calvary provided a space where all are welcome and invited to hear the story of God’s love for them! Friends, we again wonder: Is God inviting us to say one more time: “Now is the time!”?  


Building Site Plans

We are happy to reveal the proposed building site plans for Calvary!  Thank you for your participation and input in the planning process.

Site Plans

A rendering of the proposed worship/multipurpose space church expansion

January 2019  Graphics

Building Renovation Drawing

August 2018


Frequently Asked Questions

August 2018


Building Renovation Drawing

January 2018

Building Team Report

January 2018

First Reveal Meetings Recap

For the past several months, the Building Planning Team has been working to develop plans for potential renovation and expansion of the church building to better fulfill our mission to lead all people to a lifelong faith in Jesus Christ.  Thank you for your participation in the meetings and for sharing your thoughts as we progress through the process.

Read the recap

Building Planning Team L to R: Alicia Bertram, Pr Hans Dahl, Miriam Svobodny, Lowell Einerson, Katie Rentschler, Cory Hodgson, Marlene Thompson, Jay Sieling, Elaine Larson, Matt  Anderson, and Tom Jacobson (not pictured.)


We are proud to be working with local firm JLG Architects to help conceptualize the building project.