Building

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, west entranceGloria Dei provides rooms and facilities on a space-available basis as part of our mission to encourage partnerships within our community. Rental space is also available for outside groups, organizations, and private events.

We have a number of rooms ranging from small classrooms to large hall space, so we can typically accommodate a variety of events. Please contact Office Coordinator, Jeanne Hanson, for more information at 651-699-1378.

 

Accessibility

Accessibility is a top priority at Gloria Dei. From parking to the Sanctuary, Gloria Dei is accessible to all guests. There are ramps at most entrances, and restroom facilities for disabled members/visitors are provided. Gloria Dei offers ample designated disabled parking, several passenger drop-off areas and convenient curb cuts for easy wheelchair access. Other services include Braille instructions on elevators, and assistive-listening devices for Worship Services.

 

Stained Glass Windows

Gloria Dei is also fortunate to series of stained-glass windows that are a unique demonstration of the finest artistry in this field of the ecclesiastical arts. Designed by Mr. Robert Berg of the St. James’ Kiln and completed Miss Elizabeth Scott of Minneapolis. The process itself is an old-world technique, rarely, if ever, used in this manner in this country. The glass is an imported “fleche” glass which comes in double color, and a painstaking etching process is used which insures the deep richness of the reds and blues.   If you are interested in learning each window’s story view these short videos:

 

 

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