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Dating to the s, this is the oldest African-American cemetery in Baton Rouge. H1 This was the first cemetery for African-Americans in Baton Rouge, and some of the earliest graves are believed to be slaves from the nearby plantations.
H2 It is still being used as a burial place for the African-American community in Baton Rouge, though the cemetery has fallen into disrepair. H3 This is the service during which St.
Paul was officially chartered as a congregation of the United Lutheran Church in America. Harry Rohwer, the ULCA mission developer arrived in Baton Rouge with two names given to him by the ULCA board of missions, only to discover that the parsonage that had been obtained for his family was overgrown with weeds, that one of the two people had already joined a Methodist congregation, and environmental conditions much different from what he was used to in the Midwest.
But there is a reason mission developers become mission developers. He made friends with a real estate agent who helped with the weed problem, found another person who was interested in forming a Lutheran congregation, and eventually adapted to the humidity and bugs.
H5 For the first several months, the very small congregation met in the parsonage for worship. By December ofthey had 46 members and began worshiping at Goodwood Elementary School. When they were officially chartered as a congregation a year later, there were members who signed the charter.
This building was used as the primary worship space from throughand as meeting space for about a year afterward. P2 Inthe congregation bought a small house and 2. This became the first permanent home for the congregation of St. As the congregation continued to grow, they realized that the need for more space was inevitable.
Inthe congregation made the decision to move to a more residential part of the neighborhood they were located in. They were able to get a very good price on a 3. H8 Ground was broken for the new facilities inand the new sanctuary and education building were completed in An office wing and fellowship hall were added in the mids.
H9 Membership in the congregation peaked at just over in Paul to launch that mission. Inmembership was members. In addition to being used by members of St. Paul for worship, fellowship, and educational activities, St. The congregation looks forward to beginning strategic planning efforts as we look to our future together.A case study of the building, modification, and usage of St.
Paul's worship space. Skip to content. Home; mission developers from both the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and the United Lutheran Church in America (ULCA, which eventually became the Lutheran Church in America, one of the predecessor bodies of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in.
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Christ Lutheran Church is a staple of the community for many Allentown residents. In addition to being a place of worship, it also has a nearby community outreach center. It’s a gathering place for students after a day at school and a .
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