>Salem Evangelical Church Membership Roster 1933
The 80th Year 1933
80th Anniversary Celebration
Salem Evangelical Church
South and Barstow, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Oct. 8 to 15, 1933
Rev. Carl L. Duft Pastor
This Eightieth Anniversary Book of the Salem Evangelical Church
We Hereby Dedicate to Harry F. Busse
Harry F. Busse
July 2, 1890-Nov. 1, 1918
faithful member of our beloved church, for many years our Sunday School
Superintendent; member of the Board of Stewards; a devoted Christian of
whom we are all proud; and one who gave his life in the service of his
Table of Contents:
|Board of Bishops, Statistics||6|
|Churches and Pastors, Milwaukee-Madison Dist||7|
|Official Board and Quarterly Conference||11|
|The Ministry of Music||13|
|Church Calendar-Order of Worship||15|
|Our Church School||19-21|
|Woman's Missionary Society||25-27|
|Young People's Department (E.L.C.E.)||33-35|
|Young Woman's Sercie Club||37-39|
|A Growing Church||41|
|Activities of the Church||43|
|Evangelical Missionary Enterprises||45|
|Denominational Homes and Hospitals||47|
|Sunday School Roll||63-75|
|What This Church Has to Offer||77|
|The Evangelical Church Believes and Teaches||79-81|
|Requirements for Admittance to the Church||83|
|Why Go To Church||87|
|Salem Evangelical Church, Waukesha||89-91|
|Salem Evangelical Church, Waukesha, Historical
|Salem Evangelcal Church, Ministers||97|
|The Evangelical Church||99-101|
|History of Waukesha||103-105|
|How to Go To Church||107-113|
|Advertisers||Throughout the book|
Dear Members and Friends:
A little more than four hundred years ago it was very dangerous publicly
to confess Jesus Christ in many sections of Europe.
In the city of Basel, Switzerland, a man by the name of Martin became
convinced that Jesus was the only Redeemer for mankind. So one day he wrote out
this confession: "O most merciful Christ, I know that I can only be saved by the
merit of thy blood. Holy Jesus, I acknowledge they sufferings for me. I love
Thee, Jesus, I love Thee."
Then Martin of Basel went to work and removed a stone from the wall of his
house and hid that writing in there, and placed the stone back in its place. Nobody
ever sw him do that; nobody knew that he had done anything of the kind.
A hundred years later, when workmen were repairing that house, they found
that old writing and read it with great curiousity.
But at approximately the same time that Martin of Basel was hiding his
profession of faith, another Martin, Martin Luther was standing before kings and
potentates, saying: "My Lord Jesus Christ has confessed me before men, and was willing
to die for me. I will not shrink from confessing Him before kings, even though they
take my life."
As far as service for Jesus Christ was concerned the influence of Martin of
Basel amounted to nothing-he hid it under a bushel, but the public profession of Martin
Luther set going the Protestant Reformation and that influence has since changed the
history of mankind.
Jacob Albright followed in the footsteps of Martin Luther in founding the
Evangelical Church. If he had hid his convictions we would not, as people, be permitted
to celebrate the eightieth anniversary of this church.
The church has stood for eighty years on the corner of South and Barstow streets,
proclaiming to the people of Waukesha that Jesus Christ is Saviour and King.
You have done a great work; you have won great friendships and your memories have
been enlarged and enriched through serice in this Church. Words are inadequate to express
our sincere appreciation of your kindness, your faithful co-operation, your esteem and
regard beyond our worth, in your support of this institution.
May grace, mercy, peace and blessings manifold attend your ways even now and
Carl L. Duft, Pastor