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., September 10 for the November issue). Send notices to email@example.com. — Ed.
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, San Rafael, Calif., is celebrating its 60th anniversary October 7. Rev. Dr. Alan Piotter will preach at the 9:30 a.m. service. Luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m., with a concert at 1:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, call the church office at 415-479-1334.
St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Port Hope, Mich., is celebrating its sesquicentennial on September 16. Rev. Dr. Charles Gieschen, Academic Dean & Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., will preach at the 3:00 p.m. service.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Paola, Kan., is celebrating its 150th anniversary November 4. Rev. Dr. Lane Burgland, former pastor, will preach at the 10:00 a.m. service. Guest preacher for the 2:00 p.m. service will be Rev. Peter Lange, Kansas district president. A building dedication and luncheon will follow the morning service; a reception will follow the afternoon service. For more information, call or email Pastor Kevin Vogt at 913-849-3711 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trinity Lutheran Church and School, Crown Point, Ind., will finish its 150th anniversary celebrations with services at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. October 7, followed by a catered lunch at noon. RSVP at email@example.com or call 219-663-1578.
Trinity Lutheran Church, Monroeville, Pa., is celebrating its 125th anniversary September 23, with a special worship service at 1:00 p.m. Lunch follows the service.
Zion Lutheran Church, Vassar, Kan., is celebrating its 125th anniversary October 28 at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Tom Harries as guest preacher. Light refreshments will follow in the fellowship hall. All are invited; RSVP by October 1 at zionvassar.rsvpify.com.