Bower, SA - St Peter's Lutheran

Year Built: 1890

Denomination: Lutheran

Saint: Peter

Address: 8461 Thiele Highway, Bower, South Australia, 5374

Architect: Unknown

Last Updated: 28/04/2024

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History and Architecture:

The land on which the church is located was once owned by Mr F. W. Kaeding. The Foundation stone was laid on 14 September 1890 by Pastor J. Hansen and it was finished by 1899 when a dedication service was held on 24 September. The Sunday School was opened in 1919.

The church is 45 feet x 25 feet and cost approximately 120.

Clergy:

This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1888 - 1912 Pastor J. E. Hansen ELCA
1912 - 1926 Pastor J. C.G. Thiel ELCA
1927 - 1930 Pastor P. A. Mueller ELCA
1931 - 1938 Pastor H. D. Koehne ELCA
1938 - 1942 Pastor H. P. Hamann ELCA
1942 - 1947 Pastor R. J. Burger ELCA
1948 - 1952 Pastor W. R. Paech ELCA
1953 - 1960 Pastor H. C. Mattiske ELCA
1960 - 1965 Pastor E. C. Hempel ELCA
1966 - 1973 Pastor A. E. Schirmer LCA
1973 - 1978 Pastor H. B. Hage LCA
1978 - 1980 Pastor E. C. Kernich LCA
1983 - 1985 Pastor T. E. Harms LCA
1985 - 1990 Pastor D. W. Borgas LCA
1991 - 1996 Pastor T. Natt LCA
1996 - 2000 Pastor A. S.J. da Graca Costa LCA
2001 - 2006 Pastor J. A. Haak LCA
2007 - 2012 Pastor B. L. Keller LCA

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. Lutheran Archives with permission.