The Lutheran Witness welcomes notices 50 words or less from LCMS congregations about their upcoming “milestone” anniversaries. The deadline for receipt of such notices is the 10th of the month two months prior to the publication month (e.g., August 10 for the October issue). Send notices to firstname.lastname@example.org. — Ed.
Bethany Lutheran Church, Wabasso, Minn., is celebrating its 100th anniversary Sunday, August 20. The 10:00 a.m. worship service will be followed by dinner at the Wabasso Community Center. A special celebration service will be held at the church at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Dennis Brech will be the guest speaker. For additional information, email Pastor Dan Larsen at email@example.com.
Bethel Lutheran Church, Bismarck, N.D. is celebrating its 50th anniversary August 27. Worship service is at 10:30 a.m., with a catered lunch at noon and anniversary worship at 2:00 p.m., followed by an ice cream social. For more information, visit bethelbismarck.com or facebook.com/bethelbismarck.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Renton, Wash., is celebrating its 75th anniversary October 15, at the 10:00 a.m. service, with a catered meal to follow. To RSVP for the meal, call 425-255-9772 or email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than September 17.
First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Grand Rapids, Mich., is celebrating its 100th anniversary, Sunday August 20, at 3:00 p.m. LCMS First Vice President Herb Mueller and Rev. Jeff Lee will be guest speakers. Catered meal will follow the service. Call 218-326-5453 for more information.
Grace Lutheran Church, Correll, Minn., is celebrating its 90th anniversary on Sunday, August 6, at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Terry Finnern will be guest speaker. A catered meal will follow the service. To RSVP for the meal, contact Richard Ehrenberg by July 6 at 320-596-2159 or email@example.com.
Grace Lutheran Church, Dodge Center, Minn., will be celebrating its 125th anniversary on August 20. Services will be held at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Carl Fickenscher of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, preaching. A noon meal will be catered. For more information, call 507-633-2253.
Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bristol, CT, will be celebrating its 125th anniversary on August 27. Divine service is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., followed by a light lunch in the gym. All are invited to come and share this special day.
Messiah Lutheran Church, Missoula, Mont., is celebrating its 50th anniversary August 27. Divine service at 9:00 a.m. will be followed by a picnic. Call 406-549-9222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Antwerp, Ohio, is celebrating its 50th anniversary September 17, with a rededication service at 10:15 a.m. and meal following service. Meal reservations can be made by email to email@example.com or by calling 419-212-0389.
Our Savior Lutheran Church, Raleigh, N.C., is celebrating its 75th anniversary September 9 and 10. A special anniversary service on Sunday afternoon will be followed by a reception at the church. Please contact the church office for more information at 939-832-8822.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, Tilden, NE, will celebrate its 125th anniversary on August 6, with a service at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Wayne Braune will act as guest preacher. A catered meal will take place before the service at noon. To RSVP, please call 402-750-0482 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1.
St. Peter “Bell” Lutheran Church, Waterville, Minn., is celebrating its 150th anniversary August 5 and 6. Pastors Eckhoff, Fricke and Kaarre will lead divine service at 10:00 a.m. Sunday’s celebration will include catered dinner. Please RSVP by July 15 to email@example.com. Former pastors’ families will be honored.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Rochester, Minn., will be celebrating its 150th anniversary September 9 and 10. Rev. Dr. Dale Meyer, president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will preach at Sunday services, and a luncheon will follow the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday. RSVP by calling 507-289-1531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zion Lutheran Church, Grover, Colo., is celebrating its 100th anniversary August 20. Divine service is at 10:00 a.m. with lunch at 12:00 p.m. and celebration service at 2:00 p.m. For more information, contact Mark Weisbrook at email@example.com or Evelyn Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.