|The Sanctuary at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church|
50th Anniversary Jubilee Celebration
|Gold and White Paraments|
and Beautiful Flowers
| on left-Rev. Dr. Gerald and Terry Kieschnick-|
President Emeritus- the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Jerry was our Guest Preacher for the Celebration weekend.
Middle- Vivi Diefenthaler-
wife of Southeastern District President- Rev. Dr. Jon Diefenthaler
(he was attending another church celebration
at Bethany, Waynesborro, Va.--
their 240th Anniversary!!!)
Vivi Brings Greetings from the office of the President of the SED
Right-Rev. Dr. John and Connie Denninger-
John is current Senior Pastor at Prince of Peace
What a great time to review our friendships.
|This photo on Left-|
Rev. Ralph and Eunice Weichmann-
Ralph was founding Pastor of Prince of Peace
Lutheran Church-Springfield, VA.
The weekend included 2 wonderful worship celebrations,
intimate meals and conversations
and a fantastic brunch at the Waterford Reception Hall in Springfield
with 350 guests in attendance.
A big weekend with many hands to bring it together.
|Each family was presented with the gift of a ceramic|
of the cross backdrop in the altar area of our church.
They were handmade by artist- Erika Radke.
A fitting tribute of the careful care and planning to mark this
50th year --Milestone Event.
|And a beautiful reminder when the day ended.|
Time given to reflect on the bounteous goodness of a Faithful God
As we look forward to the next decade in this body of Christ-
"I pray to God- my life a prayer-
and wait for what he'll say and do.
My life's on the line before God, my Lord,
waiting and watching till morning,
waiting and watching till morning."
From Psalm 130- The Message
For His mercies are new every morning.