CONGREGATIONAL ANNIVERSARIES (September 2021)
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 email@example.com. — Ed.
FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH, El Cajon, Calif., is celebrating its 75th anniversary Sunday, October 10, with special worship services at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. There will also be an Oktoberfest meal and music Saturday, October 9. For information or to RSVP, call 619-444-7444.
GOLGOTHA LUTHERAN CHURCH, Wausa, Neb., is celebrating its 125th anniversary Sunday, September 19, with Rev. Jerome Leckband preaching at the 10:30 a.m. service. A catered/potluck meal will be served following the service. All are welcome to attend.
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Manchester, N.H., is celebrating its 125th anniversary (one year late due to COVID) Sunday, September 12, with Divine Service at 10:00 a.m. Oktoberfest meal and celebration to follow. For more information, call 603-622-1514. NOTE: This event was originally scheduled for September 26 – date has been changed to September 12.
ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Oberlin, Kan., is celebrating its 135th anniversary October 9 and 10 with several events including church and cemetery tour, bonfire and roast Saturday and Sunday worship service and meal. A special speaker (great great grandson of Rev. C. Meyer will be joining us.) For information, call 785-470-7129.
ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, Hamilton, Texas, is celebrating its 135th anniversary Sunday, October 3, with worship at 10:30 a.m. Noon meal will follow.
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, Amarillo, Texas, is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a busy weekend October 1 through 3. Sunday’s Divine Service will be followed by a catered meal. Rev. Dr. Samuel Nafzger will be preaching. There will be a family cookout Friday and a barbecue Saturday for current and former members. Call 806-352-5620 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to make reservations for the Sunday meal.
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, Isle, Minn., is celebrating its 100th anniversary October 10, with Rev. Nabil S. Nour, LCMS fourth vice-president, as guest celebrant for a combined 9:00 a.m. LWML Sunday, mission festival and anniversary service. For details, call 329-676-8774.
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, Ortonville, Minn., is celebrating its 125th anniversary September 11 and 12. Check www.trinitylutheranortonville.org for more information.