The Rev. Tim Mueller, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church in New Minden, Illinois, which is KFUO Radio’s Church of the Week, joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the history of this congregation, how the saints at St. John’s show the mercy of Christ to their neighbors, and all of the exciting events happening for the 175th Anniversary of the congregation. Learn more at stjohnnewminden.360unite.com and facebook.com/stjohnsnewminden.
St. John’s 175th Anniversary Celebration: “Rooted and Growing in Christ”
“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving,” Col. 2:6-7
- October 3, 2021, RENEWAL SUNDAY
9:30 a.m. Congregational group picture (Let’s get everybody in the picture!)
10:00 a.m. St. John’s “church family” all try to be present to worship together.
- November 7, 2021, CONGREGATIONAL BIRTHDAY SUNDAY
Celebrating 175 years since the founding of Congregation Nov. 8, 1846.
10:00 a.m. Dr. Charles Arand, guest speaker
- November 21, 2021, CONGREGATIONAL HISTORY CELEBRATION
6:30 p.m. Mini Organ Recital with Rev. Dr. Art Eichhorn, organist.
7:00 p.m. Hymn Festival: “Hymns from Our History” with Pastor Eichhorn at the organ. Power Point Pictures and anecdotes/devotional thoughts to go with hymns
- April 24, 2022, SYNODICAL BIRTHDAY SUNDAY
Celebrating 175 years since the founding of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod on April 26, 1847, with St. John’s as a charter member.
10:00 a.m. Dr. Dale Meyer, guest speaker. (Mission Sunday offering)
7:00 p.m. Hymn Festival for the Southern Illinois District
- June 26, 2022, TSJ ANNUAL JOINT WORSHIP WITH ALUMNI REUNION
10:00 a.m. joint service with Trinity, Nashville, at St. John’s. Pastor Glen Emery, guest speaker. After light lunch, Mr. Rich Cohrs will present “The Stones Shout His Praise” from the Holy Land, with references to his time at New Minden (confirmed).
- July 31, 2022, CONFIRMATION REUNION SUNDAY (all classes invited)
10:00 a.m. Pastor Jacob Mueller, guest speaker.
Catered noon meal to follow.
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