Zion Lutheran Church - 100 Year History Table of Contents

Zion Lutheran Church History

First Hundred Years

Picture of Zion Lutheran Church about 1920.

The Lutheran Church and the
Silverill School House about 1920.
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Preface

A Broad Overview

A Women’s Ministry View Point

A Youth Ministry View Point from the 1960s

Acknowledgment

Introduction and Organization



Before There Was a Silverhill, Alabama
1888


Early Lutheran Activity in Silverhill, Alabama
1895-1904


1895

1896

1897

1904

Organization of
Evangelical Swedish Lutheran Zion Church
in Silverhill, Alabama
1905


1906

1907

1908-1912

1913

1914

Zion Lutheran Church
Constructed in
Silverhill, Alabama
1915


1916

1917

1918

1919

Zion Lutheran Church Parsonage
Constructed in
Silverhill, Alabama
1920


1921

1922

1923

1924

1925

1926

1927

1928

Zion Lutheran Church
Recognizes Its Past
1929


1930

1931

1932

1933

1935

1936

1937

1938

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

1946

1947

1948

1949

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

Zion Lutheran Church
Modernizes and Does First
Major Construction Since 1920
1956


1957

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

1967

1968

1969

Zion Lutheran Church
Finally Gets Its Own Regular Pastor
1970


1971

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

Zion Lutheran Church
Retires Its Parsonage,
Renovates Former Parsonage Garage
1981


1982

1983

1984

Stained Glass Windows
Become Part of
Zion Lutheran Church
1985


1986

1987

1988

Zion Lutheran Church
Begins Formal Outreach
Program to Northern Snowbirds
1989


1990

1991

1992

1993

Zion Lutheran Church
Part of Realignment in
Lutheranism in the USA,
Affiliates with Association of
Free Lutheran Congregations (AFLC)
1994


1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

Zion Lutheran Church
Initiates Its First
New Building of the New Millennium
2001


Zion Lutheran Church Implements Website LutheransInSilverhill.com
2002


2003

2004

2005

Endnotes




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