The History of Our Church
Redeemer Lutheran Church of Sidney, Ohio
1961 – November 5th, the first recorded meeting of Redeemer Lutheran Church was held at Amos Memorial Library in Sidney, Ohio.
Amos Memorial Public Library
1965 Land was purchased at the corner of highway 25A and Mason Road and a new sanctuary was built on our current site at 300 West Mason Road, Sidney, Ohio.
1994 A new fellowship hall, offices and bathrooms, along with a new roof and steeple were added.
2002 The new social hall and kitchen were added.
Redeemer Lutheran Church in 2014
Redeemer Lutheran Church of Sidney, Ohio may have changed physically over the years, but the message, directed from the Word of God, has been the same, never wavering. All who, by God’s grace, believe are saved with the promise of everlasting life. Until that blessed day comes when our Lord returns, we here at Redeemer, both past and present, enjoy fellowship with each other.
Previous Pastors and years of service for each:
Paul Scheidt July 1961 to January 1966
Raymond Main July 1966 to October 1969
John Marshhausen August 1970 to October 1972
Rudolf J. Kampia December 1973 to January 1980
Theodore L. Scheidt January 1980 to July 1980
John McBride September 1980 to June 1984
Lloyd Nicol (Interim) 1984
Duane Voorman June 1986 to April 1988
Lloyd Nicol (Interim) May 1988 to June 1991
Von Eric Berlin January 1992 to August 1996
Ervin Dobberstein (Interim) August 1996 to June 1997
Kenneth Castor (Vicar) June 1997 to June 1998
Kenneth Castor (Installed) June 1998 to July 2017
David Weirauch July 2017 to July 2020