Golden Valley Lutheran College/LBI-Minneapolis
serving students through 1985
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Golden Valley Lutheran College
Lutheran Bible Institute-Minneapolis
Please join us for the
5TH ANNUAL ALL SCHOOL REUNION
Saturday, August 12, 2017
CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH
7520 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN
bring a dish to share ~ registration begins at 11:30 AM
$12.00 donation to help with expenses
Proposed Schedule (forthcoming)
Preliminaries of Legacy Planning
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, four Steering Committee Members attended a luncheon meeting at Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge with the following Staff persons: Barry Haglund, VP of Strategic Parterships, Rich Scherber, Executive Director, and Mary Kay Benson, Manager of Corporate and Foundation Grants (in addition to two persons in their program: Brandon and Derrick). The result of the discussion and sharing was that we all recognized that the "S/spirit" of LBI continues to eminate in and from the building at 1619 Portland Ave S. Watch for more particulars as we hammer out a GVLC-LBI Legacy Program for the future.
Alice (Hofstad) Loddigs, Jan (Opsal) Frederickson, Ingrid Johnson, Larry Boatman, Rich Scherber
Group in attendance at the Semi-Annual All-School Reunion held September 16 - 18, 2016 at Thunder Valley Inn, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Back Row: Anita Christopherson Nelson *; Cherrie ‘58 (Nelson) & Jim Mathieson, MN; George & Nova ‘59 (Johnson, Larson) Quigley, IL;
Seated in Front: Barb & Ken Loberg, WI; Edie ‘59 (Paulson) Syftestad, WI; Carol Johnson ‘59, IA.
* Thunder Valley Inn Owner
Other photos can be seen on the "Reunion Photos" Page Link (Left-Hand Panel above)
For those Alumni visiting the site throughout the year, we will be attempting to add a new item on a monthly basis. So, stop back for a visit on an (at least) monthly basis:
The CD with the 1979-80 GVLC Choir version of Tomas Luis de Victoria's "O Magnum Mysterium" was not available to me before this Christmas Season. So, I hope that you won't mind this substitution of the Luther College Nordic Chamber Choir's rendition (under the direction of Nicole Matt [their YouTube video has been viewed over 1,250,000 times]) of Morten Lauridsen's ethereal, 9-part version of
With the Holiday of Thanksgiving, we have pulled another piece of music from one of the next volumes of "John's Favorites":
Noah Francis Ryder's "Let Us Break Bread Together"
sung by the 1968-69 GVLC-LBI Madrigals
Emile Paladilhe's "Benedictus" sung by the 1980-81 GVLC Choir at Orchestra Hall
Walk around the Pond
We will gladly help you facilitate and publicize your reunion events. it is easy to learn and easy to use.
This is an all-school website, serving the alumni of Lutheran Bible Institute-Minneapolis and Golden Valley Lutheran College. This site is maintained by volunteers who depend on you for information about your class activities. Please encourage your classmates to update their profile and become involved!
Steering Committee (Left to Right):
Gloria (Anderson) McNelis (class of 1969)
Alice (Hofstad) Loddigs (class of 1971)
Larry Boatman (class of 1965)
Ingrid Johnson (class of 1954)
Jan (Opsal) Frederickson (class of 1969)
Nancy (Bay) Rudquist (class of 1969)
If you would like to serve on the steering committee or represent your graduating class, please contact us at GVLC.LBI@gmail.com Your support is important and most welcome; your help is needed!
Your support will help keep this website active.
During this initial stage, the steering committee members have underwritten the cost of maintaining a website. But your gift will help insure this communication tool will be available for future use. We are not supported through any official alumni office. If you would like to contribute, please contact us at GVLC.LBI@gmail.com
We are working to improve and your ideas and insights will help us serve LBI-GVLC alumni more effectively.
We will look for your suggestions!
A CD with 19 pieces of music by various GVLC-LBI Choirs is available for purchase. The price for a CD is $20.00 (which includes shipping and handling) with all proceeds going to the GVLC-LBI Alumni Association to help offset the cost of the reunion (the CD is discounted 50% at the reunion).
If you would like a CD of the songs sung while you were in the choir (or in attendance at LBI / GVLC), then download the spreadsheet file of the entire playlist here and use the "Contact Us" link in the left-hand column to let us know of your request.
In addition to the CDs, the DVD of the "To Reach Out" film is also available for purchase. Same price as a CD (discounted 50% at the reunion). Again, with all proceeds going to the GVLC-LBI Alumni Association to help offset the cost of the reunion.
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