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This Christian based program has been restoring hope to teens and adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction for over 30 years.They are housed in the former campus of LBI.


LBI created Mt. Carmel Bible Camp on Lake Carlos near Alexandria MN. Support the continuing programs of the Camp: Family Camps,Adult Camps,retreats,workshops and the Daily Texts.


For donation of $20+ - watch for an email to choose and receive a gift of various GVLC/LBI cd's and dvd.


•   Katrina Bartell (Walters) (1981)  11/19
•   Lawrence Cowan (Cowan) (1960)  11/10
•   Larry Wilson (1984)  9/29
•   Dorothy DeeDee Bischoff (Dorothy DeeDee Lundell) (1966)  9/22
•   Anne Louise Larson (Anne Louise Diers) (1972)  9/9
•   Steven M Seberson (1975)  9/7
•   Joyce Jacobson (Horton) (1975)  9/7
•   John D. Baxter (1957)  5/19
•   Patrick J. Kelehan (1975)  4/28
•   Colleen Hendershot (1972)  4/26
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Welcome to the website of the
Golden Valley Lutheran College &
Lutheran Bible Institute-Minneapolis
Alumni Association

"Bringing People Together in the Spirit of LBI - GVLC"

We were thrilled that so many joined us for the

It was great fun to meet at our Golden Valley site
and also to visit the Portland Avenue site downtown!

With everyone's safety in mind,
it was decided there would not be a reunion gathering in 2020,
due to the CoronaVirus Pandemic.
And now we pause to discern what course to take for 2021 (and beyond).

Memorabilia (see link in left-hand panel) available at each Reunion!

Legacy Giving

The names and backgrounds for two funds which will represent our joint LBI - MT CARMEL - GVLC Legacy were announced at the reunion in August 2017. The Funds are in conjunction with and in support of Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge and Mount Carmel Ministries.  If you want more information on this ongoing Fund Drive, please contact us.

Reunion 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.  Monthly updates for October, 2016 through July, 2017 are now located on the "Monthly Additions" Page link up in the left-hand panel.  Check it out and stop back for a visit on an (at least) monthly basis:

Click on photo for a short Mount Carmel Ministries, Lake Carlos, Alexandria, MN Facebook video

Mount Carmel Ministries, Lake Carlos, Alexandria, MN

Walk around the Pond 

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 - Deceased)

If you would like to serve on the steering committee or represent your graduating class, please contact us at    Your support is important and most welcome; your help is needed!

We will gladly help you facilitate and publicize your reunion events. it is easy to learn and use.

Your support will help keep this website active.

Because the web site is not supported through any official alumni office, the cost of maintaining this web site is underwritten by YOU and the members of the alumni steering committee  It was decided to opt out of the external advertising route, SO YOUR GIFT will insure this communication tool will be available for future use.  Your contribution is most appreciated!  Please contact for more information.

We are working to improve and your ideas and insights will help us serve you more effectively.
We will look for your suggestions!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ORDER any of our current CDs or DVDs    
Please email us. Efforts are underway to add to our current offerings.
and your purchase will help support this website as well.



WE NEED YOU! Our goal is to locate someone from each graduating class to work on gathering information and coordinating activities for your class. Share the responsibility with a classmate if you wish. This is a fun and rewarding activity, so please let us know who you are!

Is there a name missing? If you notice one of your classmates names is missing, please let us know! We want to include everyone, whether a graduate or not.  Provide the name and the year this person would have graduated. We will be happy to add them.  Same goes for non-student names... just provide us with some information about the person and how they are connected to our school.  Thanks!