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., September 10 for the November issue). Send notices to firstname.lastname@example.org. — Ed.
Christ Lutheran Church, Platte Woods, Mo., is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Guest preachers include Pastor David Petersen, Missouri District President Rev. Dr. Lee Hagan and Dr. Rick Marrs from Concordia Seminary. An anniversary brunch is scheduled for October 22, at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 816-741-0483.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Littlefield, Texas, is celebrating its 100th anniversary during the 10:30 a.m. service September 10. Rev. Ralph Hobratschk will be guest preacher. A catered meal will follow. For information, contact email@example.com.
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Cole Camp, Mo., is celebrating its 175th anniversary September 17 with former pastor, Rev. Dale Sveom, as guest preacher. On November 5, Missouri District President, Rev. Dr. Lee Hagan, will be guest preacher at the 10:30 a.m. Divine Service, followed by a noon meal. For more information, contact Rev. Tyler Poppen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Festus, Mo., is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a celebration dinner Saturday, September 23, at Quality Inn in Festus. Reservations required. Call 636-937-5525 for information/tickets. On Sunday, September 24, Special Celebration Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. with reception following at the Family Life Center.
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Janesville, Wis., is celebrating its 75th anniversary, Sunday, October 8. Rev. Dr. John Wille, District President of the South Wisconsin District, will be the guest speaker at the 9:15 a.m. worship service. Dinner and fellowship will follow. For more information, visit website www.mountcalvaryjanesville.org, call 608-745-4145 or email email@example.com.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Gorham, Maine, is celebrating its 55th anniversary on December 3, during the 10:15 Divine Service. New England District President, Rev. Timothy Yeadon, will be guest preacher. A luncheon will follow the service. For information, call 207-839-7100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy, Ill., is celebrating its 175th anniversary with a special service and dinner Sunday, September 24, at 2:00 p.m. For more information, call 618-824-6243.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Chatham, Ill., is celebrating its 140th anniversary September 10 at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Clarence Rogers, Rev. Karl Eckhoff and Rev. Glenn Strohschein presiding. A meal will follow the service. Please call the church at 217-483-2612 to RSVP for the meal.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hutchinson, Minn., is celebrating its 125th anniversary September 10, with several functions, beginning with 9:00 a.m. worship with Rev. Rory Karg (son of congregation) preaching and finishing with cake and coffee at 4:00 p.m. Please call 320-587-4853 for additional information.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Hillsboro, Ore., is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a special worship service at 9:17 a.m. September 24. Rev. Dr. Paul Linnemann, Northwest District President, will be the guest preacher. For more information about ongoing activities, check www.trinityhillsboro.com, or call 503-640-1693.
Zion Lutheran Church, Nampa, Idaho, is celebrating its 100th anniversary September 17 with a Divine Service at 3:00 p.m. Pastor Will Weedon, director of worship for LCMS, will serve as guest preacher, and Dr. Steven Hoffman as guest organist. Open house will be held September 16, followed by an Oktoberfest celebration. For more information, contact Pastor Ross Shaver at email@example.com or 208-466-6746.