Tag Archive: Van Orsdel Commons

Nov 26

Van Orsdel United Methodist Youth visit Intermountain in Helena

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Helena’s Community Service Center and Residential campus were bless to have a visit from Intermountain Presidential Council member Pat Floyd, youth leader Tina, and 15 amazing youth from Van Orsdel United Methodist Church in Havre, Montana earlier this month. The group started out at the Community Service Center with Terry Chaney, who fed them lunch and …

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Jul 16

Building something of worth: work on Van Orsdel Commons has begun!

It’s an exciting time in ministry at Intermountain. It’s been fifty years since there was a dedicated chapel space for the children in residential care at Helena’s Lamborn campus. In fact, the last place dedicated for worship and learning about God was the Helen Piper memorial chapel in Mills Hall, which once stood on 11th …

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Jan 17

Updated pictures from Van Orsdel Commons build!

view looking north, Van Orsdel Commons interior

While it’s cold outside, Golden Eagle Construction is making the most of the bad weather by working inside. The old Bridger cottage is beginning to take on a new shape as you can see from the pictures below. Thank you for your support and prayers throughout the fundraising process, and we hope you share in …

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Dec 22

Do you hear what I hear? The sounds of demolition!

This month Intermountain Residential in Helena begins the demolition phase of old Bridger Cottage into the new Van Orsdel Commons. With guidance by SMA Architects and the expertise of Golden Eagle Construction, the transformation of one of our older residential cottages on the Helena campus has begun in earnest. Van Orsdel Commons will house chapel …

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Nov 08

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association supports the chapel effort!

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At the invitation of Doris Davis, an Intermountain volunteer, Chaplain Chris spoke November 8th to Helena’s local NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) Association at their monthly luncheon, hosted by Plymouth Congregational Church. Many of the retirees had known of Intermountain’s work, but appreciated getting a better picture of the scope of services and …

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Dec 09

Celebrating Hanukkah!

What a blessing it is to partner with Janet Tatz, our very knowledgeable and faithful Jewish Educator at Intermountain. Whenever there is a Jewish child on campus that needs instruction and mentoring in their faith, Janet goes above and beyond to make sure that the spiritual and cultural needs of that child are met. We …

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Dec 08

Revisiting Reflections from Addie

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I originally introduced you all to Addie back in September of 2013. Since that time a lot has transpired. Addie’s life back at home has had its ups and downs, and she could continue to use your prayers. Here at Intermountain, I have grown in my understanding of what it takes to minister effectively to …

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