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Historical Lutheranism of Albany St. Paul's
West Camp ... 1710 and Vicinity
1711 - (Continued from page 8.)
St. Thomas' Churchtown 1732
Schoharie the land of their adoption. The embattled
1742 Evan, Luth.
Mannheim German farmers of the Hudson, Mohawk and
Center Brunswick. 1742 Schoharie Valleys almost to a man espoused the Colonial cause and stood like a wall
1745 against the forces pressing down from the north. New York, more than any other
Wurtemburg 1759 Christ's
Germantown 1761 colony, was the battleground of the Revolutionary War. The Stars and Stripes were first
Melrose unfurled amid the roar of artillery and smoke
1766 St. Paul's
Palatine of battle when Gen. Nicholas Herkimer and
1775 his Mohawk Valley Germans at Oriskany, re
Guilderland 1787 St. Paul's
Berne pulsed the British and their Indian allies after
1790 what Fisk calls "the bloodiest battle of the
1790 Revolution,” and prepared the way for the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga. The following is a list of the Lutheran
a list of the Lutheran Spiers-Lederle Glass Company churches organized within a hundred mise
HIGH CLASS radius of Albany before the year 1800 :
Date of Name.
1704 909 SIXTH AVE., AT 51st ST., NEW YORK, N. Y.
in Some of Our Large Sitics New York.
---Mrs. Fredericka Fennell, who died at her home in this city in March, left by her will several beneficent bequests. To St. James' Church, of which she was a member, she gave $1,000, and to the Ladies' Aid Society of St. James' Church, and to the. Ladies' Aid Society of St. Paul's Church, $100 each, to the Wartburg Orphans' Farm School $1,000, to the Lutheran Hospital $500, to Woodlawn Cemetery $500, and to St. Luke's Hospital $2,000. Among the personal bequests was one of $1,000 to her pastor, Dr. Remensnyder.
--Rev. S. G. Weiskotten, D. D., pastor of the Church of the Redeemer, Brooklyn, celebrated, June 7, the twenty-fifth anniversary of his ordination to the ministry. Hon. Charles A. Schieren was among those present to offer congratulations. The congregation presented Dr. Weiskotten with a check for $600.
-Missionary Superintendent Rev. Carl Zinssmeister, reports that a Roman Catholic layman recently wrote to him: "I should like to see a Lutheran church in our section of the Bronx." As a result of this suggestion, there is being made a successful canvass of the neighborhood, and on June 16 a mission was started, with 70 people present.
- The second St. Peter's Church, of this city, located on East 140th street, near Willis avenue, Bronx, Rev. H. Steininger, pastor, laid the cornerstone of its new house of worship recently.
--Rev. P. J. Alberthus, of Ft. Wayne, Ind., has accepted a call to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.
-Ground has been broken for the new building for St. Mark's Church, Jamaica. Philadelphia.
-Rev. C. Armand Miller, D. D., has been called to the pastorate of St. Mark's Church and has begun his work. Chicago.
-On Sunday, June 2, the newly purchased house of worship of Grace Church (Augustana Synod) was consecrated.
--The Missouri Synod has received the gift of a plot of land at Rever Forest, on which to locate its new teachers' seminary.
-Mr. and Mrs. C. T. A. Anderson celebrated the fifteenth anniversary of their marriage, June 30. Mrs. Anderson is the daughter of the late Rev. F. C. C. Kahler, and a niece of Rev. Dr. W. F. Kahler, of Buffalo. Cleveland.
-On May 19 the cornerstone of the new building for Emmaus Church was laid. The building is located on Mapledale avenue, near West Twenty-sixth street. General.
Of the graduating class of 65 at Pennsylvania College this year, 37 students had finished the full classical course. So far there has been secured $140,000 of the fund. of $230,000 to be raised for the improvement and endowment of this college. This leaves $90,000 to be raised by July 10, 1913.
--Although the two theological schools of the Missouri Synod, Concordia Seminary, in St. Louis, just graduated 122 young men, who will enter the ranks of the ministry, there were 60 calls for pastors which could be met.
-At the convention of the United Norwegian Lutheran Church it was unanimously voted to unite with the Norwegian Lutheran Church of America, after a separation of these two bodies for thirty years. Three thousand pastors, delegates and visitors attended the opening session of the United Norwegian Lutheran Church Conference for North America, in Fargo, N. D., on June 6th. A large increase in English services were reported. The property of the national body, institutions, etc., is valued at $1,628,672.
--The city of Ashland, Ohio, has been presented with a new hospital, complete in all its appointments. It is the gift of Mr. J. L. Clark, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, of that city, and widely known as the chairman of the Laymen's Missionary Movement of the General Synod. The hospital is said to have cost about $85,000, and besides being furnished with every modern appliance, is a marvel of taste and beauty.
--The new Lutheran College for Women, at Summerland, S. C., will be ready for the accommodation of seventy-five students this fall.
-Among twenty-eight men ordained to the Lutheran ministry by the Augustana Synod on Sunday, June 16, six men had been ordained ministers in connections with other branches of the Christian Church.
-President J. Henry Harms, D. D., has succeeded in raising the $50,000 endowment for Newberry College, which secures the additional $25,000 offered by Mr. Andrew Carnegie. The college is holding its fifty-sixth annual commencement this week.
-The weekly Gettysburgian announces the death of Hon. Edmund D. Graff, of Worthington, Pa., president of the board of trustees of Pennsylvania College.
-Rev. R. B. Peery, D. D., of Denver, Col., formerly missionary of the United Synod to Japan, has accepted the presidency of Midland College and Western Theological Seminary, at Atchison, Kan. He will enter upon his new duties on August 8.
-Miss Anielia M. Kurtz, of York, Pa., a de
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-Rev. John H. Kuder celebrated recently the thirtieth anniversary of his pastorate of Trinity Church, Lehighton, Pa.
-Herman D. Whitteker, who was recently ordained to the gospel ministry, is the third preacher in the direct line of ancestry, his father being Rev. J. E. Whitteker, D. D., and his grandfather the late Rev. David McKee.
-St. Olaf College has decided to raise $200,000 and secure the gift of $50,000 from James J. Hill toward endowment.
--A religious census of Albert Lea, Minn., recently taken, shows 1,265 Lutheran communicants in a population of 6,000. When children are counted, the number of Lutherans reaches about 2,000, or one-third of the population.
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NEW YORK - The next convention of the Luther League of New York State will be held at Albany on November 12, holding morning and afternoon sessions only, which will be largely devoted to business. The short session is to give delegates the opportunity to attend both the State and national conventions. New York District.
--The delegates of the City League paid their annual
visit to the Wartburg Orphan Farm School, in Mt. Vernon, N. Y., on Saturday, June 22. The meeting was called to order at 3.30 p. m., and after addresses of welcome and music by the Wartburg Band, Director
Dr. Berkemeier took the delegates on a tour of inspection of the grounds. Many new features in this interesting home were noted and explained. Supper was served by the "Wartburg Family" to more than 100 Leaguers and their friends. Brooklyn District.
-The Brooklyn District Luther League held a successful convention in Christ's Church, Freeport, L, I., Rev. Karkan, pastor. It was the best convention held for years, both as to attendance and enthusiasm. The program was carried out promptly and successfully. Christ's Luther League entertained at supper. Long will this convention be remembered. The next District League convention will be held in St. John's Courch, Richmond Hill, Rev. Benner, pastor. Albany and Susquehanna District.
---About 75 delegates, representing nearly that number of Leagues associated with the Lutheran churches of the Albany and Susquehanna district, comprising the territory extending from Binghamton to Pittsfield, Mass., were in attendance at the eighth convention or the Luther League of the district, held with the League of the local church, with sessions morning, afternoon and evening. Much interest was manifested by the local church and the sessions were well attended and greatly enjoyed.
At the morning session, Rev. H. D. Hayes, of Cobleskill, conducted the devotional service, Rev. J. C. Trauger delivered an address of welcome, and President William Eck, of Albany, responded. Reports of officers showed the total membership of the Leagues of the district to be 1,100, and on the increase, and
every other phase of the League's life indicated health and growth.
At the afternoon session the following were
elected to the offices: President, Mr. Bernard H. Brohm, Rensselaer; vice-president, Mr.. A. E. Wiard, Seward; recording secretary, Miss Minnie Rector, Binghamton; corresponding-statistical secretary, Mr. Clyde Ball, Pittsfield; treasurer, Mr. John H. Lehman, Pittsfield.
Two excellent' addresses followed, one upon “The Coming Bi-Annual Convention," by James M. Reynolds, of Valatie, and the second upon “Lutheran Ideals Versus the Growing Spirit in the Church Today," by Rev. H. E. Snyder, of Kingston Mr. Reynolds outlined the programme of the approaching convention and urged all to attend, as it would be found very profitable. Mr. Snyder pointed out some of the tendencies of the churches of today as dangerous pitfalls, and showed the difference between these teachings and the practice of the Lutheran Church in teaching the fundamental and unchanging truths of the Christian religion. He urged all Luther League members to familiarize themselves with the teachings of our Church, and to keep themselves true and loyal to her ideals.
At the evening session the devotional service was conducted by Rev. Obenschain and Rev. Deitz. The address was delivered by Rev. William M. Baum, D.D., of Canajoharie, on “Destruction and Construction," applying the theme to the work in League and Church. His address was inspiring and helpful and was very well received. Special music for this session was furnished by the local choir, assisted by Mrs. John Martin and Miss Rebecca Trauger in a duet, and Mr. John Canning with the violin.
-The Luther League of the Trinity Church, Amsterdam, N. Y., is mourning the loss of two of its members in less than a month. The death of Miss Clara Gerling occurred on the 15th of June, after an illness of about four months. She was twenty-nine years old on the day of her death. She was one of the most faithful members of the Luther League and the Church. At the time of her death Miss Gerling was treasurer of the · League and a teacher in the Sunday school. Miss Meriam Fritch, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Fritch, pastor of this Church, was drowned while in bathing at Caroga Lake, N. Y., July 11. Miss Fritch was enjoying camp life at the lake with a number of Sorority girls of the local High School. She was in her nineteenth year. Miss Fritch was also a teacher in the Sunday school and a member of the choir. The funeral service was conducted by the Rev. Dr. Baum, of Cana joharie, assisted by the Rev. A. J. Rudisil, of Johnstown, and the Rev. G. E. Hipsley, of Red Hook, and the Rev. A. Grob, of this city. The fourteenth chapter of St. John was read as the girls had read and discussed that chapter the night before the sad accident, and Miss Fritch passed the remark that she wasn't long for this world.
The first pastorate of the first pastor of St. Mark's Mission, Mansfield, Ohio, Rev. B. B. thl closed with an impressive communion on Sunday, June 30, after six years of successful activity. The pastor leaves to take up the work at Nokomis, Ill., August 1.