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History Of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Wimbledon

1903 - Mr. Julius Hohenhaus and wife, who lived about eight miles north of Courtenay, attended services at Zion Lutheran Church, southwest of Courtenay, and stopped in at the parsonage to inform the pastor that there were a number of Lutheran families in and around Wimbledon who would welcome the preaching of the Word of God by a Lutheran pastor.  After due consideration, Pastor Lueker promised Mr. Hohenhaus that if he found conditions as represented in Wimbledon, he would serve there to the best of his ability.  Accordingly, on June 1, 1903, Rev. Lueker explored the region around about Wimbledon,...

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History of Our Savior Lutheran Church – Pettibone

Our Savior Lutheran Church - Pettibone 1966 - Two congregations, St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Pettibone and Zion Lutheran Church of Petersville, merge to form Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Pettibone 1966 - Parish formed with Redeemer Lutheran Church of Woodworth 1968 - A new church building was completed 1983 - The final payment for the new building was made.  Total cost was $75,000 1984 - Has a baptized membership of 180, with a communicant membership of 130.  It has a sizable choir, youth group, and ladies organization, along with Sunday School and Bible classes.  The Sunday School size was...

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History of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Kensal

1905 - St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Kensal was formed.  The first officers were: Chairman Fritz Foerster; Treasurer Ernest Frenzel; Secretary Gustav Gunther 1906 - Adolph Semke offered land on which to build a country church.  A building 24 × 40 feet was built by LaQua at a cost of $1260 1907 - The first confirmation class was confirmed 1914 - Kensal and Bordulac formed a parish.  The first parsonage was a house now occupied by Todd Kollman 1922 - The services were discontinued in the country church and the Congregational Church in Kensal was rented until 1926 1926 -...

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