Hahndorf, SA - St Michael's Lutheran

Year Built: 1858

Denomination: Lutheran

Saint: Michael

Address: Corner Balhannah Road & Church Street, Hahndorf, South Australia, 5245

Architect: Unknown

Last Updated: 24/04/2024

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History and Architecture:

The first Church was a mud-wall building of 1840. The Foundation stone of the current church was laid in 1858. The Church was founded by Prussian Lutheran dissenters, the church still services the oldest existing Lutheran congregation in Australia.

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
1839 - 1846 Pastor August Ludwig Christian Kavel BL 1798 1860
1846 - 1855 Pastor Gotthard Daniel Fritzsche BL 1796 1863
1855 - 1901 Pastor Carl Frederich Adolph Strempel ELSA 1832 1908
1901 - 1922 Pastor Albert Ernest Richard Brauer ELSA 1866 1949
1922 - 1926 Pastor J. Hamann ELSA
1927 - 1943 Pastor Frederick John Henry Blaess ELSA 1900 1969
1943 - 1961 Pastor Theodor Christoph Backen ELSA 1892 1969
1961 - 1971 Pastor Elmore Norman Zweck ELSA & LCA 1906 1997
1971 - 1994 Pastor Gordon Wilfred Mibus LCA 1930 2019
2002 - 2017 Pastor Stephen Paul Schultz LCA
2013 - 2015 Pastor Dean J. Mills LCA
2016 - Pastor Michael Desmond Dutschke LCA

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. Lutheran Archives with permission.