Approaching 100 years old, St. John’s is a small congregation in the small town of Wallace, Texas, population 1200.

Pastor Kirstin Springmeyer is stepping down this month. Kirstin is a chaplain at Houston Childrens’ Hospital’s NICU, who has faithfully served this congregation for the last four years. This Sunday she had the unique privilege of baptizing one of the infants of the congregation who had recently been on her unit.

You might be Luterana yes… You have a steel guitar player at your church is 95th anniversary.

Lucille Kretzschmar is the matriarch, at 99 years young. 

Mrs. Kieke is 88 Years. She lives in Wallis, and told me this is her first selfie.

Look who I bumped into: Paul and Marie Monroe. Paul was our Synod treasure for many years.

Here are some photos of the past from their bulletin board. This week Pastor Blair Lundborg and I will be there to help them start visioning the next 95 years in the future.