St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, celebrated its 160th anniversary on Sunday during a special service, followed by a dinner at the Mahoning Valley Ambulance headquarters. Participants at the dinner included, front, from left, Rev. John F. Habel, pastor, Mary Ann Habel, Linda Zeiser, Bishop Samuel Zeiser, Mildred Zeiser and the Rev. Marjorie and John Keiter; and back, same order, Rev. Robert von Frisch, dean of the Hazleton-Lehighton Mission District, Karen von Frisch, David Weaver, Emma Weaver, synod-appointed lay minister, Don Thayer, Ann Thayer, former pastor's wife, Rev. Kurt Garbe, associate to the bishop, Maxine Vermillion, church treasurer, and Louis Vermillion, church vice president.
Congregation notes 160th anniversary
Wednesday, October 21, 2009