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Akron’s St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church to celebrate 125th anniversary

Posted October 30, 2014 at 6:09 pm

Sunday, Nov. 2, is a special Sunday for the congregation of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, rural Akron.

The congregation will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a worship service and dinner/fundraiser.

Worship will be at 10 a.m., with a joint service of the congregations of St. John, Akron, and St. John’s Lutheran Church of Craig.

Following the worship service, a pork loin sandwich dinner will be served until 1:30 p.m.

The rural Akron church was founded by 16 German pioneer families, who wished to have a house of worship closer to their farms. The church was organized and founded on March 11, 1889.

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