Reid, ACT - St Peter's Memorial Lutheran

Year Built: 1961

Denomination: Lutheran

Saint: Peter

Address: 6 Boolee Street, Reid, Australian Capital Territory, 2612

Architect: Eric von Schramek

Traditional Owners: Ngunnawal, Ngunawal and Ngambri peoples

Last Updated: 19/04/2024

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History and Architecture:

St Peter's was dedicated in September 1961 and was a gift from the United Evangelical Lutheran Church as a war memorial. A plaque reads, " Behold I lay in Sion a Chief corner stone elect precious 1 Peter 2 , 6 1st Sunday after Trinity AD 1961".


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
1947 - 1951 Pastor B. E. Muetzelfeldt UELCA
1951 - 1952 Pastor I. D. Witter UELCA
1952 - 1954 Pastor H. P.V. Renner UELCA
1954 - 1959 Pastor J. J. Stolz UELCA
1959 - 1965 Pastor W. F. Roehrs UELCA
1967 - 1976 Pastor M. R. Stolz LCA
1978 - 1985 Pastor K. E. Hartmann LCA
1986 - 1991 Pastor M. J. Mayer LCA
1993 - 1998 Pastor D. J. Wundersitz LCA
1998 - 2000 Pastor H. B. Schilling LCA
2001 - 2008 Pastor R. P. Hamann LCA
2010 - Pastor G. M. Szabo LCA


The Walcker organ, strongly in the Orgelbewegung style, was a gift from the government of the former Federal Republic of Germany and was built by E.F. Walcker & Cie., Ludwigsburg Germany. Installed in 1961, 2m., 11, 3c., tr.
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1. Simon Saunders for ref to Architect.


1. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.
2. ‘Reminiscences: Eric von Schramek and his churches’, Compiled by Helen Gordon, FOLA Inc. ISBN 9780958025751
3. Lutheran Archives with permission.