Category Archives: History

Righteous Resisters

Today, as we approach a week of remembrance, as we consider loved ones lost on this All Saints Sunday, we are presented with the Beatitudes in our Gospel. We are given a divine version of what makes a person powerful … Continue reading

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A Christmas from Yesteryear

Christmas 1902

Pastor Lukas and the German School in St. John, 1902. Continue reading

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Our Church: 1895:1920

In 1894 a small group of Lutherans, under the leadership of Mr. August Boehmer, broke away from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church to organize the first German Evangelical Lutheran congregation in Ottawa. The services of the Canada Synod were requested by this group. Continue reading

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100 years: A history of St. John

The year 1995 was a special one for the people of St. John. This was the 100th anniversary of the church founding. One of the activities from that year was the production a book to commemorate this history, “Come Celebrate … Continue reading

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