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Category: A Slice of Life in CLC

A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC Snapshots of Congregations from Around the Church of the Lutheran Confession
Thus says the Lord: “Stand in the ways and see, And ask for the old paths, where the good way is, And walk in it; Then you will find rest for your souls” (Jeremiah 6:16). With the desire among so many Read More
Snapshots of Congregations from Around the Church of the Lutheran Confession
“I will lift up my eyes to the hills—from whence comes my help? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth” (Psalm 121:1-2). The imagery employed in this familiar psalm is the kind that is easily Read More
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church was organized on March 9, 1962, by Christians desiring a church that faithfully taught the Word of God and practiced confessional Lutheranism. Hecla is a small town in northeastern South Dakota, located near the border with North Dakota. Businesses are few. Apart from a local restaurant and a meat company, Read More
T he “Coulee Region” of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa extends approximately fifty miles on either side of the Mississippi River for a distance of about two hundred miles. In the heart of this Coulee Region lie Onalaska, Wisconsin, and its larger, more famous twin sister, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Onalaska is on the Black River.  La Crosse is Read More
What do the Vietnam antiwar movement and a salesman have to do with Peace Thru Christ, Middleton, Wisconsin? Keep reading! In the fall of 1966, a CLC member, who was a salesman, saw an opportunity to serve some of the retired people at Lake Shore Manor on Lake Mendota in Madison. Soon thereafter, Pastor Egbert Albrecht from Markesan began to Read More
Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you” (John 14:27). Jesus’ gift of spiritual peace has always been a wonderful and amazing part of God’s steadfast love and kindness to His Church. By faith God’s children are guided by the Holy Spirit to believe in the promises of the Word that assure us of the complete Read More
Our Saviour Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cadillac, Michigan, originally began holding services in a town twenty-five miles south of Cadillac. In 1994 Pastor Mark Bernthal of Gethsemane Lutheran Church (Saginaw, Michigan) started holding services every other week, first at Lincoln Township Hall outside of Reed City. The original families were CLC Read More
“But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ” (Philippians 3:20). In 1931 a layman, William Arndt, moved to Jamestown, North Dakota, with his family. Eight souls gathered in his home in August of that year to hear the Gospel preached by Rev. Eugene Hinderer, a Wisconsin Synod pastor serving Read More
Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church of Red Wing, Minnesota, began as an independent Lutheran congregation, existing for two years before the formation of the Church of the Lutheran Confession (CLC) in 1960. On July 24, 1958, a Lutheran congregation in Red Wing, Minnesota, voted to continue in fellowship with a false-teaching church body despite Read More
A SLICE OF LIFE IN THE CLC (FIFTH IN A SERIES) Snapshots of Congregations from Around the Church of the Lutheran Confession Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church— Madison Heights,  Michigan In a way, the story of Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Madison Heights (Detroit), Read More