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The Parsonage

A Home Away From Home

Our pastors and their families are encouraged to use the parsonage as a serene retreat while serving at the Lake James Lutheran Chapel. The newly renovated home provides a peaceful haven where they can rest, recharge, and enjoy quality time together. Surrounded by the natural beauty of our 101 Lakes, the parsonage offers a welcome respite from the demands of ministry. We hope our pastors will take advantage of this special opportunity to create lasting memories with their loved ones in this picturesque setting.

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Our Story

In 2023, the chapel celebrated its 95th anniversary. The parsonage, built in the 1930s, had seen minimal upgrades over the years. After careful consideration, the LJLCA members agreed a complete interior remodel was long overdue. Construction began in Fall 2023, transforming the parsonage into a serene retreat for our guest pastors and their families beginning Summer 2024.

The $95,000 renovation, funded by generous donations from our congregation and a matching grant from The Lutheran Foundation, provides a comfortable, well-appointed residence close to the church. We look forward to many years of guest pastors enjoying this special retreat as we continue our 95-year tradition of summer ministry at the Lake James Lutheran Chapel. Thank you for your support, which makes it possible to maintain this beautiful property and provide a welcoming home away from home for our visiting pastors and their families.

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