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.
FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH, Paola, Kan., is celebrating its 101st anniversary September 25. Rev. Christian D. Schultz will speak at morning service; an afternoon anniversary service, supper, and program will be held at the local fairgrounds. Please RSVP by emailing email@example.com.
GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, San Mateo, Calif., is celebrating its 100th anniversary Sunday, October 9. Rev. Charles Froh, pastor emeritus, will speak at the morning service at 10:00 a.m. Ms. Theresa Oatman, daughter of the congregation, will play the pipe organ. Lunch will be served at noon. To RSVP for lunch, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650-345-9068; indicate name/contact information, number in party and any specific dietary needs. Website is www.gracelutheransanmateo.org.
IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Preston, Md., is celebrating its 125th anniversary Sunday, September 25, at 10:30 a.m. A potluck meal will follow the service.
MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH, Seattle, Wash., is celebrating its 75th anniversary October 9, with Divine Service at 9:30 a.m., with Pastor Peter Elliott presiding and former Pastor Ernie Lassman preaching the sermon. Reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall. For details, call 206-524-0024, or see www.messiahseattle.org.
PEACE WITH CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH, Fort Collins, Colo., is celebrating its 50th anniversary Sunday, September 18, with worship service at 10:00 a.m.
SALEM NATIONAL EVANGELICAL CHURCH, Westland, Mich., is celebrating its 100th anniversary September 25, with Divine Service at 11:00 a.m.; fellowship meal to follow. For more details, call 734-422-5550 (church office).
ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Stevens Point, Wis., is celebrating its 150th anniversary Sunday, October 2.
ST. TIMOTHY LUTHERAN CHURCH, Otisville, Mich., is celebrating its 50th anniversary October 9, with Rev. Curtis Stephens, son of the congregation, preaching, assisted by Rev. Eric Nevis, Rev. David Weiss and Rev. David Hensler. Services will be held at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Catered meal follows. For information, call 810-631-4730 or email email@example.com.