Restoration Updates ~ ~ ~

6 Years since Trinity began its fire restoration . . .

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December 2, 2023

Many thanks to Ben Zuehlsdorf~~friend of Trinity and President of Zuehlsdorf Woodworks for hosting the first ever fundraiser benefiting the restoration of Trinity’s historic sanctuary.

click here for Fox6 News Coverage of Open House Fundraiser be sure to watch all 3 videos!

JUNE 20, 2023

WUWM 89.7 Milwaukee’s NPR Radio broadcast interview with Pastor Peters

Pastor talks restoration efforts five years after fire destroys historic Milwaukee church | WUWM 89.7 FM – Milwaukee’s NPR

March 2023

Watch CBS 58 Milwaukee’s News Story on Trinity’s Restoration

December 2022

“Restoring Trinity’s ceiling, three stories up, after 2018 fire”’ Bobby Tanzilo published an overview of the restoration work being done today, as well as looking back over the last 4 years. “Work has been ongoing to bring the Gothic Revival church back to life and I’ve been tracing it since that dreadful day.”
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October 2022

Aired on October 28, TMJ4 (WTMJ-TV Milwaukee) interviewed Pastor Peters, “Trinity Lutheran Church has millions more to raise after fire ravaged historic landmark”.
Click here for full story, and/or watch 3-minute video here:

June 23, 2022 Framing of Ceiling Commences!

May 15, 2022 Fox 6 Milwaukee News Story

February 2022

We continue to make progress in the sanctuary. The metal framing being installed will hold the drywall and plaster finish that made Trinity’s ceiling so memorable. With the help of you and our friends, we will be able to complete the restoration in 2023! Here are some updated pictures from this month:

Top platform of the scaffolding where the crew from Olympic is working on framing.
Plaster window stops are being installed, with the original interior window frames being sanded and prepped for stain and finish.

June 2021

The construction schedule puts our move into the Undercroft in June of 2021. By God’s grace, we are in along with our beautiful stained glass windows! Join us on Sundays at 10:00 am or Wednesdays at 6:00 pm for our services.

May 15, 2021

Update on 3 year anniversary of our fire. May 15, 2021. CBS 58.

An additional news story on our church building’s fire 3 year anniversary. May 15, 2021. WISN 12 ABC.

Architect’s Video July 2019

Ramlow Steins’ Restoration Sequencing From 2019