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., October 10 for the December issue). Send notices to firstname.lastname@example.org. — Ed.
Concordia Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is celebrating its 60th anniversary November 19. Rev. Wallace Schulz will be the guest preacher at the 9:30 a.m. service. A catered dinner will follow. Reservations for the meal are required by Friday, November 10. Contact either 319-396-9035 or email@example.com. Additional information on church website, www.concordia-cr.org.
Grace Lutheran Church, Mobile, Ala., is celebrating its 150th anniversary October 8. A reception will be held at The Athelstan Club in downtown Mobile following the 10:00 a.m. worship service. Tickets are required. Contact 251-433-4749.
Grace Lutheran Church, Le Mars, Iowa, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a special worship service Sunday, November 12, at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Steve Turner will be our guest preacher. There will be a brief program at 4:30 p.m. and free catered dinner at 5:00 p.m. Please RSVP at 712-546-5516.
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Trumbull, Conn., is celebrating its 60th anniversary with special services in October. Rev. Ronald Froehlich, Pastor Emeritus, will provide reminiscences on the founding and first years on October 22. On October 29, Rev. Timothy Yeadon, President of the New England District, will officiate. A celebration luncheon will follow. For information, call 203-268-4555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Burbank, Ill., is celebrating its 75th anniversary and the 500th anniversary of the Reformation on November 19, at 3:00 p.m. A catered dinner will follow the service. For more information, contact email@example.com or 708-598-8070.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Orange, Calif., is celebrating its 95th anniversary October 15, at a special service at 9:30 a.m. with a catered meal to follow. To RSVP for the meal, call Sheri at 714-744-4565 before October 2. Everyone is welcome.
King of Kings Lutheran Church, Kansas City, Mo., is celebrating its 50th anniversary Sunday, October 22. An open house and a program celebrating the church’s history will be held at the church from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The program will include remembrances from some of the founding members. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lamb of God Lutheran Church, Slidell, La., is celebrating its 20th anniversary October 29. The celebration service will be at 10:30 with Pastor Stefan Wismar preaching. A noon meal will be catered. Meal reservations can be made by email to email@example.com or by calling 985-847-1877.
Our Savior Lutheran Church, Nashville, Tenn., is celebrating its 50th anniversary along with the Reformation 500th anniversary on October 29. Mid-South District President, Dr. Roger Paavola, will preach at the 8:00 and 10:45 a.m. services. A 4:00 p.m. anniversary event is also planned, followed by a banquet for current members and friends. RSVP is required for the banquet; call 615-833-1500.
Salem Lutheran Church, Buffalo, N.Y., is celebrating its 100th anniversary October 29, with guest preacher, Eastern District President Rev. Dr. Chris Wicher, also a son of Salem. A banquet will be held October 28. For more information, contact the church office at 716-824-2787 or firstname.lastname@example.org.