Month: July 2019

Holy Cross Warda’s Link to a Past President of the LCMS Texas District

One thing that caught my attention when I was reading about the history of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda is that they were briefly served by a licensed ministerial candidate who is just listed as “F. Jesse.” From 1959-63, the Rev. Albert Jesse, who was also pastor at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Austin …

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Dime Box Redux

This weekend Margie and I will be heading to Lee County again– I’m hoping to learn more about the two buildings that Trinity Lutheran of Old Dime Box purchased in the first half of the twentieth century, take some photos of the inside of the church, and visit the Dime Box Heritage Museum. Pr. Schey …

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Trinity Lutheran Church – Old Dime Box, Texas

One hundred and twenty years ago, as the nineteenth century drew to a close, Lutherans in and around Dime Box organized Trinity Lutheran Church. For forty-two years some time, the congregation met in a repurposed home followed by two different school buildings. In 1941 the congregation purchased a church building in Lincoln from the Texas …

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