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Saint John Lutheran Church Bellefonte 175 Anniversary 1844-2019

Bellefonte, PA — Saint John Lutheran Church is Celebrating the 175th Anniversary on October 25, 2019. Events has been planned for the year to honor the Anniversary this year. Lutherans and German Reformed Settlers came to Bellefonte PA in 1800’s. The first Courthouse in Bellefonte, PA supplied a large enough area for the first group of Lutheran and German Reformed settlers to worship .The formed the Union Congregation these denominations came to an agreement to use the same facilities. The Union Church met for a short time in the United Brethren Church in Bellefonte. October 25, 1844, the Evangelical Lutheran Congregational Church of the Boro of Bellefonte, PA, was incorporated. The Congregation bought the Episcopal church on East High Street and South Penn Street in 1869 and the dedication of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Boro of Bellefonte was held in February 1870. The name was changed to Saint John’s Lutheran Church in 1893.
Saint John Lutheran Church, the fourth
and present church was completed in 1970,.
The church was dedicated on Sunday
October 25, 1970. The Allegeny Synod, ELCA presented a plaque to the church and congregation inrecognition of the 175th Anniversary.
The Rev. Michael Rhyne Bishop
of the Allegheny Synod will be preaching at Saint John Lutheran Church on Sunday-
November 3rd, 2019 at 9:30am in recognition of Saint John Lutheran Church and the
175 th Anniversary Celebration in Worship.
The Essence of Joy Alumni singers from Penn State
Sunday, Nov. 10th The Essence of Joy Alumni singers from Penn State will perform and lead into worship in Saint John sanctuary at 9:30am. The Choir perform sacred and secular music from the African and African American choral traditions.

Start Time: 9:30 am
Location: Saint John Lutheran Church
Address: 216 North McAllister Street Bellefonte, PA 16823, Bellefonte, PA, 16823 (map)
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/pg/Stjohnsuccbellefonte
Phone: 8143554679
Email: [email protected]
 
Occurs: November 10th 2019 at 9:30 am

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