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Martini Lutheran Church mourns the passing of Rosalie Bresnick.  A service of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, November 4, 1:00 at the church.  May God comfort all who mourn, as we find our consolation and joy in Jesus, the … Continue reading

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F.C.D. Wyneken in Baltimore 1845-1850

F. C. D. Wyneken In Baltimore 1845-1850 In 2006, while looking through a file drawer of Church memorabilia I found a sketch of a lovely looking pastor, Friedrich C. D. Wyneken.  Being the historian of Martini Lutheran Church and a … Continue reading

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MARTINI’S HILBORNE ROOSEVELT ORGAN NO. 329

Hilborne Lewis Roosevelt, nicknamed Hilly by his wife Kate, was the builder of our church organ. He was of the Oyster Bay, New York, Roosevelts, first cousin to President Theodore Roosevelt and second cousin to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He … Continue reading

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Martini Lutheran Church’s School on Leadenhall Street 1860

Martini Lutheran Church which is now located on Henrietta and Hanover Streets in Baltimore had its first school house on Leadenhall Street.  The school was in the southern school district of our Mother church, Second German Evangelical utheran Church, St. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Decorating 2014

Join us at Martini Lutheran Church for the 10:00 a.m. Thanksgiving celebration service, Thursday, November 27, 2014. Happy Thanksgiving.

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St. Paul’s Cemetery in Druid Hill Park, an Update. Restoration Work Finished

After readiig various articles about St. Paul’s Cemetery in Druid Hill Park on the web, I think it is time for an update.  There is no mincing of words, the old cemetery, first belonging to Second German Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. … Continue reading

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The Care of St. Paul’s Cemetery In Druid Hill Park

The Care of St. Paul’s Cemetery In Druid Hill Park The land for St. Paul’s Cemetery in Druid Hill Park was purchased by Second German Evangelical Lutheran, St. Paul’s Church in 1854. The 4½ acres was once a farm belonging … Continue reading

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APRIL 14th Was “My Bible” Presentation Day!

A Bible for every child to call his or her own. The Martini Lutheran Sunday School is starting a new program.  On Apirl 14th we gave every one of our regularly attending Sunday School children their own Bible: 15 children with their … Continue reading

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Christmas

Christmas, the Birth of our Lord Here’s a little secret:  I always enjoy Christmas best about three days afterward, say on the 27th or 28th.  For Pastors, the season is quite busy, and very involved.  But immediately after Christmas, many … Continue reading

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Advent

  It’s Advent, and I’m looking for Jesus to come! The season is a preparation for Christmas, the celebration of God coming into the world in human flesh, making His home among us.  We celebrate and confess the Scriptures’ truth … Continue reading

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