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ST. PAUL'S

LUTHERAN CHURCH

Shavertown, Pennsylvania

1925 - 2000

 

 

  • 1925 -29 Charter members met for first church service, adopted a constitution, elected a Church Council and purchased land for the erection of a church building.
  • 1926 - Church building completed and the first service held there.
  • 1927 - Bell donated for the steeple and a big pump organ installed.
  • 1951 - Old coal bin made into a Choir Room, lavatories installed.
  • 1955 - Large addition of offices and classrooms.
  • 1965 - A used pipe organ acquired and a two-story addition added.
  • 1967 - The suspended cross placed over the Altar and a new front entrance added along with a parking lot.
  • 1975 Remodeled social rooms.
  • 1980 - Additional renovation to sanctuary, altar area and organ restored.
  • 1981 - Peaked roof built over flat one, and a lighted, stained glass cross installed facing Memorial Highway.
  • 1991 - Pipe organ refurbished.
  • 1995 - Congregation voted to construct a new edifice at a new location.

 

The Foundation On Which Our Congregation Is Built Is Our Lord

Jesus, And Each Member Is A Living Stone Built On That Foundation.

 

 

 


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