The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Luther's many greats grandson

Christian Priesmeier addresses Newberry College

Christian Priesmeier, a 13th generation descendant of Martin and Katie Luther, spoke at Newberry [S.C.] College's 2011 Founder's Day Convocation last November.

Courtesy of Newberry [S.C.] College Priesmeier is a seminary-trained licensed lay minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany.

He also serves as secretary of the governing board of Lutheriden Vereinigung, a genealogical society of documented Luther descendants.


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