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Scheie Church Centennial

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-toward 11 c, of associated "Head o{ h o d i s t Proshek, e n t youth work Spur- Mac 9 are Friday, February I, WINONA DAILY NBW5 t Mabel Area Church To Mark Centennial Prior to the organization, meetings had been conducted in th» SCHEIE LUTHERAN CHURCH Named /or Us first Pastor MABEL. Minn. (Special) -- topherson, Barbara and Serena The Scheic Lulheran congrega- Christopher son, Thore and Marlion near Mabel is making plans tha Sunde, Isaac and Inger for a three-day celebration June son, Larson and Anna Iverson 7-9 in commemoration of its ccn- and Jacob ami Scverna Larson, tennial. The Rev, A. A. Scheie, Milwau- Scrving on the general com- kee, Wis., was called and arrived milice are Ujc Her. Percy Lar- in October 1857, son, Vernon Erickson, Thomas Use and Lew Larson. The invitation committee consists ot homes of the early settlers by a Judith Spande, 31r. and Mrs. Don- (raveling missionary, l a y m aid A m d a h l , Mr. and Mrs. Nor- a representative of the man Faa and Mr. and Mrs. E. Bible Society. M. Hagen. The first congregation was or- ,, , ._. ganizcd as the "First Norwegian ley of "Chicken Town." Meet Evangelical Lutheran Church" at ings were held there. The first Ihe home of Thore Faa June 8, church was constructed in 1865. 1857. The Rev. Pedcr Asbjorn- Pastors who have served the son, a colporteur for the Bible congregation since its organiza- society, was the chairman of the tion are the Revs. A. A. meeting and Tver Thompson, H. L, Haakenson, J. J. Nessa, A, secretary. A. Wright, 1. Ilinderaker, N. J, Joining then were Jacob and Vikingstad, William Rasmussen, Guri Haga, Thore and Elizabeth H. H. Frost, Ivar Havneros, Faae, Hans and Hokina Arne- T. B r a a , P. C, Htller and son, Christian and llelga Chris- Larson, the present pastor. In 185S a 16- by 18-foot log building was erected in the val-

Clipped from The Winona Daily News, 08 Feb 1957, Fri,  Page

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