Month: April 2019

From beer warehouse to house of worship: a transformation

April 19, 2019

When the proposal to turn a beer distributor’s warehouse into a church first came before a Nebraska congregation, some members were supportive but skeptical that the cavernous building would ever feel like a place of worship.

As Our Savior Lutheran Church of Norfolk prepares to celebrate Easter Sunday, however, the Rev. Lee Weander said the congregation’s response to its home of seven months has been phenomenal.

“We recently completed our traditional worship space, and everybody is stunned that, that room is in a warehouse,” he said. “It looks like a 150-year-old church was torn down and reconstructed.”

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