• Tags: Lutheranism
257578-997118 - Van Eldik Noah - May 3, 2016 507 PM - VanEldikN_letterregardingGermanchurch_Metcalf6.jpe

A pastor of a Methodist church writes a letter to Metcalf regarding a Lutheran church which provides services in the German language. The pastor tells of the angry citizens in the town and asks Metcalf if there is any legal action he should take.
184899-997118 - Nelson Kaitlyn - May 12, 2016 703 PM - NelsonK_H. E. Morrows to Herbert J. Metcalf, Jan. 31, 1918_Metcalf.JPG

This is a letter from H. E. Morrow a pastor from a Methodist Church of State Center, Iowa. He is informing Metcalf of a German Lutheran Church that is said to come to town every Sunday and hold a service in the German language in his church building.…
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ BelltoHerbertJ.Metcalf Matcalf_1.jpg

This letter is from the Bell, the Chairman of the County Board of Defense, to Herbert J. Metcalf, dated November 24, 1917. The letter accuses disloyalty in German Lutheran Churches in Ida Grove, Iowa. While he acknowledges that he spoke with a…
262461-997118 - Gilbert Alyssa - Apr 11, 2016 232 PM - GilbertA_Disloyalty_of_lutheran_Churches_Metcalf.JPG

A letter detailing the possible disloyalty of pastors in Lutheran Churches, asking for the authority to stop the speaking of German in church services.
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Petition from Evangelical Lutheran Emmanuel Congregation in Grafton.
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