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Installation Day for Pastor Schiemann!-August 7, 2016

What a wonderful day at St. John. President Rev. Cripe installed the fifteenth Pastor of St. John Lutheran Church, Defiance, OH. Thank you to area Pastors that came and participated in the special installation service of Rev. Matthew Schiemann.

We welcome Rev. Matt and Mary Rose Schiemann to our congregation. May the Lord bless you as you serve this congregation!