The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Rowing their boat for a cause

Before canoeing down the Schuylkill River, Carl Shankweiler displays a 1766 book itemizing contributions for the building of Old Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Philadelphia.

Carl Shankweiler displays a 1766 book itemizing
Shankweiler is the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod archivist and pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View, Pa. In July, he and Samuel Zeiser, synod bishop, paddled 23.4 miles from Hamburg to Reading, Pa.

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