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Religion in Nebraska
Juniata, NE - Zion Lutheran
February 1878, Missionary C Meyer met with 10 families and Zion Lutheran Church of Juniata, NE was formed.
Charter members, Einspahr, Hohlfeld, Wagner, Biel, Hagemann, Lehr, Grelck, Huckfeldt, Grebe, Brunner, Felzien, Winkler, Ruhter, Banieff, Fischer, Kruetzer, Wiegand and Winter.
First ministers were:
Rev C Meyer 1877 - 1880
Rev A Baumhoefener 1880-1881
Rev Ernst Flach 1881 - 1885
Rev Fred Duever 1885 - 1891
This church is located in rural Wanda Twp., Juniata, NE. In Feb 2001 we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the church building.
In 2003 we will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the church.
Holstein, NE - St Paul Lutheran Church
15 Oct 1899, a group of Lutherans in and around Holstein assembled for the purpose of founding a congregation. Name of congregation "The First German Evangelical Lutheran St Paul Congregation of the Unaltered Augsburg Confession in Adams County, Nebr."
Families forming the congregation were Arnold, Berndt, Bohlen Boehlke, Elhers, Golgart, Hansen, Harm, Huckfeldt, Huss, Metzer, Mueller, Riese, Ronnekamp, Sander, Schroeder and Timm.
Rev Karl Firnhaber 1900 - 1905
Student Adolph Schrien 1907 - 1908
Pastor Traugott Haessler, Sr 1906 - 1906
Student Traugott Haessler, Jr 1906 - 1907
Pastor Traugott Haessler, Jr 1908 - 1910
Pastor Adolph Schrein 1911 - 1913
The church is located in Holstein, NE
Verona Twp, Adams Co., NE - Christ Lutheran Church
In Jan 1882, Christ Lutheran was formed.
The following were charter members, Ernst, Kroll, Vollmer, Augustin, Struss, Lisius, Alms, Ruhter, Vollmer, Katzberg and Meyer.
Early pastors were pastors of Zion Lutheran Church, Wanda Twp
Rev Ernst Flach 1881
Rev Fred Duever 1885
Rev A Mueller 1890 - 1897
Rev H Wm Meyer 1898 - 1906
This church is located in Verona Twp, just south of Prosser, Adams Co., NE
31 May 2001: Above info for Adams County provided by Jan Plambeck <firstname.lastname@example.org> Thank you!
Please check the county websites for lists of churches of all denominations.
© 2001 for The NEGenWeb Project, Bev Hopkins, T&C Miller.