This church was organized through a secession from St. John's church...with about sixty families and the following trustees: Ludwig Trage, sr., August Fandrich, Gottfried Wells, Carl Schlosser, sr., Nicholas Huber, Heinrich Bruns, William Rhode, Carl Kreischer, and Herman Ungerathen. The brick church, corner of Lock and Burnet streets, was purchased of the Church of Messiah Society soon after the organization. The first pastor was Rev. Theophilus C. Maas.
Submitted 17 July 1998