Members of the Architectural Advisory Committee are professional Lutheran architects and liturgical artists who advise on architectural design, planning, construction and preservation of facilities.
The Architectural Advisory Committee works together with Laborers For Christ to complete building and renovation projects and to assist your LCMS ministry in creating a more energy efficient facility.
For more information about the Architectural Advisory Committee, please call LCEF’s Information Representatives at 800-843-5233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Site and Facility Analysis (PDF) is ideal for any congregation or school facing a decision about its location or facilities. It is designed specifically to help your congregation or school determine:
The analysis is completed by an Architectural Advisory Committee member experienced in the design and planning of LCMS congregations and schools. Your Architectural Advisor will use your existing site and facility plans, current design standards, agency requirements for your site and congregation or school statistics to conduct the analysis.
There are several reasons for making your ministry facility more energy efficient. LCEF can assist you if you are considering:
LCEF’s Architectural Advisory Committee and Laborers For Christ members can provide specific recommendations for implementing energy efficiency projects. These may include:
A well-designed and executed plan can result in a short pay-back period and grants may be available to offset the costs. With help from LCEF’s Architectural Advisors and Laborers For Christ you can relax knowing your project is being done properly with your ministry as the first priority.
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As a consultant for Capital Funding Services (CFS), Randy enjoys assisting the Lord’s people in experiencing the joys of generosity. He is a firm believer in the Scriptural truth that “whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully” (2 Corinthians 9:6). He says, “Stewardship is simply reflecting the image of our generous God, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing.” His leadership has encouraged his congregation to provide generous support for ministries locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Randy has been a parish pastor for 35 years. For the past 28 years, he has been serving First Immanuel Lutheran Church, Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Leading a large congregation has enabled him to experience six capital campaigns, allowing him to provide great insights to pastors in capital campaigns and stewardship.
Randy has served Concordia University Wisconsin as an adjunct professor of theology for 26 years. In 2010, the university awarded him the honor of “Distinguished Alumnus.” He has also served 12 years on the South Wisconsin District Board of Directors, including six years as Board Chair and First Vice President of the district. He conducts seminars on generosity and provides encounters for parish pastors to discuss cultural issues and the church’s impact.
Randy resides in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with his wife, Diana, who is the South Wisconsin District’s Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s District Vice President. They have two married daughters and three granddaughters. Randy’s mission statement is to serve God by serving others.