Murray Bridge, SA - Holy Cross Lutheran (30026)

Year Built: 1909

Denomination: Lutheran

Address: Corner Florence & Charles Streets, Murray Bridge, South Australia, 5254

Last Updated: 11/01/2022

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History and Architecture:

The first services were held in a local schoolhouse and then for two years in one of the local halls. The first Holy Cross church was erected in 1909 at the corner of Clara and McHenry Streets and was used up until 1925. The foundation stone was laid in May by Pastor Appelt and the church was dedicated on 31 October 1909.

The Foundation stone of the current church was laid on 8 February 1925.

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
1900 - 1903 Pastor C. F Strempel IM
1900 - 1906 Pastor E. P.G. Kriewaldt IM
1900 - 1906 Pastor A E.R. Brauer IM
1907 - 1916 Pastor W J.E. Appelt IM
1916 - 1939 Pastor J F.M. Hansen IM
1939 - 1957 Pastor R H Eckermann IM
1958 - 1967 Pastor P B Zweck IM
1968 - 1969 Pastor J. C Pfitzner LCA
1970 - 1974 Pastor Walter John Hoopmann LCA 1918 2009
1975 - 1979 Pastor D R Burger LCA
1980 - 1987 Pastor J R Kathage LCA
1988 - 1993 Pastor G R Harms LCA
1990 - 1998 Pastor G R Hodgson LCA
1993 - 1995 Pastor Leonard O. Gerschwitz LCA
1999 - Pastor J. E Thiel LCA
2009 - Pastor D Christian LCA
2020 - Pastor Paul Calnan LCA

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Contributions:

Lutheran Church Archives SA.