Site of First German Lutheran Church on Charrette - Holstein, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 39.390 W 091° 10.291
15S E 659099 N 4280245
Cemetery is all that remains fro then Lutheran Church
Waymark Code: WMWB3J
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 08/06/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
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County of marker: Warren County
Location of marker Church St., Holstein
Marker erected by: Immanuels UCC 150th Anniversary Committee
Date marker erected: April 1990

Marker Text:

Chartered Feb. 27, 1839
Name revised Feb. 1848 to
Log Church Destroyed by Fire, Jan. 1855
Replaced by Brick Church in 1855
This Memorial Erected by
Immanuels UCC
150th Anniversary Committee April 1990

History of Mark:
"Immanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church A church at Holstein. The institution was organized about 1848 as a result of the efforts of Joseph Riegen. The congregation first worshipped in a log building which burned in 1855, but a new church was erected the same year. In 1884 this structure was torn down and replaced by a new brick building. During its early history, it was generally known as the Evangelical Church, a descriptive name. Since 1936 when the Evangelical and Reformed Churches united, it has been called the Immanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church. Immanuel is a Biblical name for Christ and means "God be with us" (cf. MAT. 1:23). It is also called the German Church for the nationality of most of its congregation." ~ History of St. Charles, pages 1011, 1046, 1047

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