frequently asked questions


  • how much money is needed for the new facility?

    The reduced size building project is projected to cost $3.4 million. Elim currently has approx. $1 million in capital for the project, along with $1,141,000 in pledges raised during the A Light into Future Generations capital campaign. Elim is positioned to take on a small mortgage if necessary with the payments coming from the building fund.

  • where will the new facility be built?

    The new facility will be on the south side of the Trailstone Housing Addition on the East edge of Cokato, It is located across Hwy 12 from the Lucky Kitchen restaurant.

  • How will the new facility better meet our needs?

    The new facility will allow for growth in all areas of ministry including student ministry, children's facilities, handicapped accessibility, whole-group worship center space, and outdoor recreation space.

  • will we have two services?

    Our new worship center will allow for 400 seats, which is a change from our current space which offers 310 seats. When the time comes that we near our capacity, the decision to change to two services will be made at that time.

  • What is the earliest date that construction could begin?

    Some site prep is currently taking place. If the congregational vote approves moving forward, we will begin construction Spring 2019.