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, Fedor, Texas, is celebrating its 150th anniversary Sunday, May 17. Texas District president, Rev. Michael Newman, will serve as guest preacher.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Osman, Ill., is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a special service Sunday, July 19. Rev. Justin Schmidt will be guest speaker, and a catered dinner will be held in the fellowship hall with music to follow. For details, go to www.osmanlutheran.org.
Peace Lutheran Church, Rapid City, S.D., is celebrating its 50th anniversary June 14, at 3:00 p.m. Catered meal will follow. Several former pastors have been invited to share the day as well.
Risen Christ Lutheran Church, Arvada, Colo., is celebrating its 25th anniversary May 31. Rev. Roger Schlechte, Rocky Mountain District president, will be guest preacher at the 4:00 p.m. service. Reception will follow. Contact Pastor Robert Macina via the church website at www.risenchristlutheran.org.
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Norfolk, Va., is celebrating its 100th anniversary, June 7, with a 10:00 a.m. worship service. A buffet banquet will be held that evening at 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact the church office at 757-489-2551.