For All the Saints

There must have been a great sense of joy around the Altenburg community in October of 1967.  The air was still full of the glory of the St. Louis Cardinals winning the World Series in the 7th game of the Series on October 12th.  The Cardinals had traveled to Fenway Park in Boston to play … More For All the Saints

150th Wedding Anniversary

On June 19, 1866, Richard Petzoldt and Johanna Lindner were united in marriage at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg.  Rev. Theo. Koeberle performed the ceremony.  Today would have been their 150th wedding anniversary.  It appears to be only the second marriage performed by Rev. Koeberle after he replaced Rev. Schieferdecker in 1866. Richard arrived in … More 150th Wedding Anniversary

A New Seminary Home – 90 Years Ago

Ninety years ago today, Concordia Seminary dedicated its new campus located in Clayton, Missouri.  The dedication event was attended by a reported 75,000 people.  It was an amazing gathering of people who were excited about this new seminary campus which they prayed would continue to train young men to become pastors in the Lutheran Church-Missouri … More A New Seminary Home – 90 Years Ago