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City of Erie - St John's Lutheran Church History - Table of Contents

Contributed by Bill Klauk

This information has been scanned and edited from a book titled "...History of... St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church ---at--- Erie, Pa. A.D. 1808 -- A.D. 1908 --- In remembrance of its Centennial August 16--21st, 1908" by the pastor Rev. Gustave A. Benze, A. M.

The scanning, editing, and any digital photography is being done by Bill Klauk; however, Bill Klauk has no association with this church, or with this religion, so he would not be able to answer any questions concerning this work. The book has 11 chapters. A Table of Contents is shown below. As chapters are added, they will be linked from this Table of Contents.


Chapter I. First Beginnings (1808-1835)
Chapter II Further Development (1835-1859)
Chapter III 1st Decade of its second half-century, (1859-1872)
Chapter IV Pastorate of the sainted Rev. S. Leopold Benze, (1872-1891)
Chapter V The present pastorate, (1891- )
Chapter VI Present Status of the Congregation
Chapter VII School; Choir and Societies
Chapter VIII Daughters and Granddaughters of St. John's
Chapter IX The Congregation and the Synod
Chapter X List of officers of the Congregation since 1835
Chapter XI The Lutheran Home for the Aged

Change History: Oct 24, 2002. Table of Contents page posted - Chapter 1, 2 linked; Nov 22, 2002 - Chapter 11 added; Nov 24, 2002 - Ch 3 added; Nov 29, 2002 - Ch 4 added


This page was last updated on  Friday, November 29, 2002 .

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