Historic country church on the prairie. Est. 1889

125th Anniversary Celebration - August 31, 2014

West Prairie Lutheran Church celebrated its 125th year on August 31, 2014.

125th Anniversary

WEST PRAIRIE LUTHERAN CHURCH
125TH ANNIVERSARY
THEME: LIFT HIGH THE CROSS

Celebrated on SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014

Anniversary - 125 Years

10:30 AM   RINGING OF THE CHURCH BELL
MEN’S CHORUS –  “Rise Up”
SPECIAL MUSIC BY ANGELA HAUGEN AND FAITH FINER
WORSHIP SERVICE WITH HOLY COMMUNION

12:00 PM   CATERED NOON MEAL
*Reservations are Closed at this time.*

2:00 PM     WELCOME BY JUDY NORSTRUD, CHURCH COUNCIL PRESIDENT
READING OF THE PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF IOWA
POEM “THE WEST PRAIRIE CHURCH”
YOUTH BELL CHOIR
HISTORY OF WEST PRAIRIE
LADIES’ CHORUS
FORMER PASTOR REMARKS
READING OF FORMER PASTOR LETTERS
BLAKE JACOBS – GUITAR
RECOGNITION OF PAST COUNCIL PRESIDENTS, CONFIRMATION CLASSES and OLDEST MEMBER
HONOR ALTAR PAINTING ARTIST (SARAH RAUGLAND) BY ELAINE ASK
HONOR DECEASED MEMBERS OVER PAST 25 YEARS
SUNBEAM CHOIR
LADIES’ CHORUS
ANNIVERSARY CUPCAKES AND LEMONADE/COFFEE

MENU FOR CATERED NOON MEAL: Chicken breast, pork loin, green beans, real mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, fresh fruit salad, white/wheat dinner roll, and beverage.

COMMEMORATIVE ITEMS:  T-shirts, mini Corian breadboards and wooden key rings with an etched image of the church.