Sunday, December 11, 2016
1012 C Street Floresville, TX 78114 Phone: 830-216-4519 Fax: 830-393-3219
Poth church to celebrate 90 years
On Sunday, Oct. 14, St. John Lutheran Church of Poth will be commemorating its 90th anniversary with a special worship hour at 10 a.m. The church was founded in November of 1922 on land that was reserved by Poth’s founding fathers for the first Protestant church. Lutherans, who had been meeting at homes in the area, were the first to claim the land, and a permanent home was found. The church stands humbly in the center of town, the steeple topped with a cross. The first baby baptized at St. John was Walter Ulbricht, and Lillie (nee Schneider) Warnken was among the first class of Confirmands in 1923. . . .
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