When the members of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church began building their church on Charleston’s main square in 1868, the city was still recovering from the devastation of the Civil War. Bricks from burnedout buildings formed St. Matthew’s façade, which remained the tallest building in all of South Carolina for a century and is still Charleston’s tallest building.
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For most families, when the sacrament of Baptism is administered, it lives on in spirit and in memory. The pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, has found a way to celebrate that sacrament and keep it alive for the baptized children, the congregation and the entire Lutheran church for years to come.
Solar energy is an important renewable resource. As long as the sun continues to shine, this energy resource will be available. The solar panels that are used to capture this energy are pollution-free, noise-free, low maintenance and fairly easy to install.
University Lutheran Church of Hope resides in one of the oldest sections of Minneapolis. And the neighborhood is changing. Perched on the edge of the University of Minnesota campus, the neighborhood that was once home to families is now the site of student housing.