The Lutheran Witness welcomes notices 50 words or less from LCMS congregations about their upcoming “milestone” anniversaries. Send notices at least three months in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. — Ed.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Gretna, Neb., is celebrating its 40th anniversary November 3. Rev. Richard Greenthaner is preaching in the 8:00 service. Rev. Joel Wallschlaeger will be preaching in the 9:30 service; and, an anniversary program and dinner will begin at 10:45. For more information, call 402-332-3345 or email email@example.com.
Saint John Lutheran Church, Detroit, Mich., is celebrating its 140th anniversary with a luncheon October 26, and a celebratory church service October 27. Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray, director of LCMS Black Ministry, will be guest speaker at both events. Contact 313-933-9360 or 248-797-8338 or Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Phoenix, Ariz., is celebrating its 60th anniversary Sunday, October 20. The Office of Vespers will be prayed at 3:00 p.m. followed by a special catered meal in the fellowship hall. Rev. Dr. Clinton J. Armstrong of Concordia – Irvine will serve as guest preacher. For more information, please call the church office at 623-846-2228 or email email@example.com
St. John Lutheran Church, San Benito, Texas, is celebrating its 100th anniversary October 20, at 4:00 p.m. with refreshments following the service. Pastor Christopher Richardson will be officiating with Pastors Marcus Mueller and Lynn Lubke in attendance. For further information, call 956-399-3422.
St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Gulfport, Miss., is celebrating its 100th anniversary with Southern District president Eric Johnson preaching at a special service on Sunday, November 3. A catered luncheon with slideshow and memory sharing will follow; and a fish fry supporting local law enforcement will be held on Saturday, November 2, from noon to 2:00 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Houston, Texas, is celebrating its 140th anniversary Sunday, November 10. Texas district president, Pastor Michael Newman, will be guest preacher at the 8:15 and 10:50 a.m. services. A reception will be held after each service. For more information, call 713-224-0684.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Mena, Ark., is celebrating its 120th anniversary with several special services in the coming year, the first of which is October 13, at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Ron Bacic will be guest preacher. Call 479-394-1290 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Trinity Lutheran Church and School, Monroe, Mich., is celebrating its 175th anniversary with special services at 8:30 and 11:00 November 10. Rev. Dr. Mandla Khumalo, bishop of the Confessional Lutheran Synod of South Africa, will be speaking. For more information, email email@example.com.
Christ Lincoln (Yankee Hill Campus), Lincoln, Neb., is celebrating its 70th anniversary October 20. Services will be held at all locations with special music at Sanctuary Worship. Visit www.christlincoln.org for service times.