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Oldest Lutheran Church in Texas
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Serbin Lutheran Church in Serbin, TX is the oldest LCMS (Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod) church still standing.

The original pump pipe organ, the converted gas-lamp lights and the elevated pupit above the altar are some of the coolest features.

Copyright: Marc Huff
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Taken: 02/07/2008
Uploaded: 31/01/2009
Updated: 28/02/2015
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  • Christina 7 months ago
    The name is actually St. Paul Lutheran Church. I grew up there, as my father was called to be their organist and 1st & 2nd grade teacher just prior to the 1983-1984 school year. He also was the music director (also part of his call, if memory serves me correctly) and later was the school principal for a few years before we left the congregation in the late 1990s.
  • Christina 7 months ago
    1854, with members from two churches in/near Klitten, Germany (roughly an hour from Dresden and a little over 2 hours from Berlin).
  • the Monitor almost 2 years ago
    When was it established?
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