Congregational Anniversaries (April 2016)


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., March 10 for the May issue). Send notices to no­ — Ed. 

Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jackson (Tilsit), Mo., is celebrating its 150th an­niversary on Sunday, May 15. Rev. Dr. Dale Meyer is guest speaker at 8:45 a.m. service. Contact Rev. Mark Boettcher at 573-204-4700 or or Barb Gholson at 573-243-8582 or by May 1 to make meal reservations.

Immanuel Lutheran Church, Albany, Ore., will celebrate its 125th anniversary Sunday, April 10. Northwest District President Rev. Paul Linnemann will be guest speaker at the 3:00 p.m. Celebration Service. Dinner will be served following the service.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Montevideo, Minn., will celebrate its 100th anni­versary on April 17. The celebration theme is A Century of Grace. Minnesota North District President Fondow will preach at the 9:00 a.m. service; former Pastor Deitemeyer will lead the 2:00 p.m. service. Catered noon meal and historical presentation planned. For more information or to RSVP for the meal, call 320-269-7145 or email

Shepherd of Peace Lutheran Church, Maumelle, Ark., is celebrating its 25th anniversary the weekend of Sunday, April 24. There will be several events throughout the weekend. Call 501-851-4546 or check the church website for more information.

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Corvallis, Ore., will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Good Shepherd Sunday, April 17, beginning at 9:00 a.m. with Holy Communion (district president Paul Linnemann preaching) followed by brunch and program. RSVP for meal by email to or call 541-753-2816.

Faith Lutheran Church, Grand Prairie, Texas, is celebrating its 70th anniversary Sunday, April 17. A meal will be served following the 10:45 a.m. worship service. Make meal reservations and get details at

WANTED – former Camp Luther summer staff to attend the 70th Anniversary Camp Luther Alumni Staff Reunion July 1-3, 2016, in Three Lakes, Wis. For­mer summer staff are asked to register or update their contact information at Those unable to attend are asked to send a photo/message to be shared with attendees. Reunion registration closes on June 1, 2016.

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