1841 – 2016
By God’s grace, Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Wartburg is celebrating 175 years of the congregation’s founding in 1841. We are extending an invitation to you to help us to observe this milestone. Several Sundays in 2016 have been designated. We are happy that the following guest speakers have accepted our invitation.
8:45 a.m. Divine Service – Reunion of Confirmation Classes (Between 1932 – 2015)
Guest preacher – Rev. Dennis W. Schmidt
son of the congregation (class of 1955)
Lunch and short program following the service
8:45 a.m. Divine Service with Holy Communion – 175th Anniversary Service
Rev. Daniel A. Ostlund
pastor of the congregation
1:00 p.m. Special 175th Anniversary Service
Guest preacher – Rev. Karl K Schmidt
former pastor of the congregation (1961-1966)
Program and meal following the service
If you have special memories or photos of day-school, Sunday School, youth group or congregational activities we would appreciate if you would share them. We will display any items and they will be returned to you after the event. Please send to the church. Please RSVP to this invitation indicating the day or days you will attend so that meal plans may be made. Send RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.