Rev. Gottfried Buchschacher

“Rejoice with me; for I have found the [that] which I had lost.”

After Pastor Stiemke accepted the call to Trinity Lutheran Church in Houston in 1879, Holy Cross had no pastor for about two years. During this time, the congregation was served by the Rev. Carl Ludwig Geyer of St. Peter’s in Serbin until the vacancy was filled by the Rev. Gottfried Buchschacher. Buchschacher was born in …

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Looking for Historical Information About Bethany Lutheran Church of Green’s Creek, Texas

This is the site of Bethany Lutheran Church of Green’s Creek, Texas. Bethany was located a few miles south of US 290 east of Giddings. Back in the late nineteenth century, the very energetic Rev. Gottfried Buchschacher of Warda began preaching nearby, and a congregation was established in 1895. The congregation doesn’t seem to have …

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