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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

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Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvaniamap
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CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN

Founded 1730
(Locally known as Trinity Lutheran Church)
51 South Duke Street, east side

HISTORY

1729 - John Casper Stoever began preaching and mission work in Lancaster County.
1730 - Lutheran congregation started in Lancaster
1734/38 - First stone church built where present parish house stands. School started.
1742 - Land deeded.
1742/48 - "Tulpehocken Confusion" and division among Lutherans over Moravian influence
1761/66 - Present brick church built.
1774 - Tannenberg organ installed.
1785-94 -Bell tower and steeple built
One of the oldest Lutheran Churches in Pennsylvania, was established in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1730. The Church is still in existance today, with tile floors, enclosed pews and the organ in the Balcony.
If you are at all interested in a church your ancestors may have attended, several references can be found that are worth reading, including:

Part of the Lower Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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  • See Churches and Cemeteries of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, A Complete Guide by A. Hunter Rineer, Jr., 1993, published by Lancaster County Historical Society, page 194, Lancaster City, page 194


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