2020 marks 150 years
of mission and ministry for the
East Sveadahl Lutheran Church
as a congregation of the ELCA
It was decided to dedicate the Sunday, August 8, 2021 service to our 150th Anniversary. This will be an in-person worship service.
The service will be on Facebook and the radio for all who want to participate.
We hope to have a celebration in the future.
The 150th Anniversary work is on hold for now. Following is a listing of the Anniversary Committees and the Chairman. If you would be willing to help on any of these committees, please contact that committee chairman. They are looking for your help!
Committee Chair: Tom Anderson
Dinner and Decorations: Cindy Torkelson, Dana Avila, Kris Suess, Sonja Coleman, Julene Hoffman
Morning Service and Afternoon Program Planning: Pastor Alms, Janet Bloomquist, Lisa Shellum
Ushers/Hostesses: Erma and Nick Griffith
Morning Coffee: Lynne and Leigh Rolshoven
Cemetery Walk: Cemetery Board
Games for kids: Dana Avila, Lynne and Leigh Rolshoven
Transportation: James Nasman and Sonja Coleman (golf carts to give people a ride from their cars)
Did you remember that the 100th Anniversary celebration was held for a week! August 2-9, 1970
It began with a Holy Communion Service on August 2. Dr. Malvin Lundeen spoke.
There was an Open House on Saturday the 8th from 6-10 pm with refreshments, displays, and movies.
On Sunday the 9th, the morning worship was led by Pastor Seaberg. A dinner was served, followed by a Centennial Anniversary Service at 2:00 pm. Pastors Bernard Erling, Martin Luther Connell, and Wenzel Bloom participated in the service.