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.
HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, Blackduck, Minn., is celebrating its 100th anniversary September 19, with Divine Service at 3:00 p.m.; dinner to follow. For additional information, email email@example.com or call 218-368-1576.
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Bartlett, Ill., is celebrating its 150th anniversary September 19, with Divine Service at 9:30 a.m. Northern Illinois district president, Rev. Dr. Allan Buss will be guest preacher. For more information, call 630-837-1166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Brunswick, Mo., is celebrating its 150th anniversary Sunday, August 29, with Rev. Dr. R. Lee Hagan, Missouri district president, as guest preacher at the 10:00 a.m. Divine Service.
ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Pierce, Neb., is celebrating its 150th anniversary September 4 and 5, with children’s games, cemetery and church tours, food and music, Sunday 10:00 a.m. worship and historical marker dedication. For complete schedule, check www.stjohnspierce.org.
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Hamel, Ill., is celebrating its 165th anniversary September 12, at the 7:45 and 10:00 a.m. Divine Services. Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, LCMS president, will be preaching. An old-fashioned church picnic will follow the 10:00 a.m. service.
VILLAGE LUTHERAN CHURCH, Ladue, Mo., is celebrating its 75th anniversary with four special services conducted in 2021, each commemorating a founding milestone in the life of the church. A special hymn setting of “Christ, Our Cornerstone” was commissioned to be sung at each service. For more information, go to www.villagelutheranchurch.org.
ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH, Diggins, Mo., is celebrating its 125th anniversary September 19. Former pastor, Rev. Ron Lehenbauer, will serve as guest preacher at the 10:30 a.m. Divine Service. For additional information, call 620-252-9078 or 417-839-9589.
ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH, Wabash, Ind., is celebrating its 75th anniversary September 19. Guest preacher at the 10:30 a.m. Divine Service will be Rev. Dr. Daniel, Brege, president of the Indiana district. Celebratory luncheon will follow worship service. To RSVP for meal or further details, call 260-563-1886.