From the Newsletter of the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution: Hebron Lutheran Church, near Madison, VA, was established in 1717 and has met in the same structure since 1740. About 300 members, former congregationalists, and supporters, from all over the country, gathered today to celebrate Hebron Lutheran’s 300 years of service.
NBC29 TV covered the 300th anniversary celebration: MADISON COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) – Hundreds came to Hebron Lutheran Church Sunday to help the church celebrate 300 years of worship. The church is said to be the oldest Lutheran church still in use in the U.S. VIDEO: NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather
Madison — The Hebron Lutheran Church Foundation joins in the celebration of 300 years of a Lutheran church in the hills of the Virginia Piedmont, and asks that well-wishers on both sides of the Atlantic participate in the work of the Foundation to ensure the church’s continuity in the centuries to come. “In this year
This article appeared on April 10, 2017 in the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star, written by Peter Kollmann; photo by Bob Brown. MADISON—Set amid the farmland of rural Madison, Hebron Lutheran Church’s roots go back to the early 1700s, when 20 German families seeking a new life sailed across the Atlantic, headed for Pennsylvania. But they never
MADISON COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWSPLEX) — A historic church in Madison County is celebrating its 300th birthday this year. Hebron Lutheran church was founded in 1717, and is the oldest continuously-used Lutheran church in the United States. The current pastor, Patricia Covington, says there’s a bigger story behind the faith. “There was a group that
The Richmond-Times Dispatch recently published an article about the Hebron Lutheran Church and its anniversary. The article is written by Bill Lohmann. – When you arrive at Hebron Lutheran Church, you are immediately struck by the notion that it would be difficult to find a prettier setting for a church. Or anything, for that matter.
George Samuel Klug, having been hired in Poland by Pastor Stoever, became the next pastor when Pastor Stoever died at sea. The young Pastor Klug was born at Elblag, Poland, had been educated at Helmstadt University and ordained in 1736 so he was ready to listen to Pastor Stoever when he, Michael Holt and Michael