The History of Our Church

Redeemer Lutheran Church of Sidney, Ohio

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1961 - November 5th, the first recorded meeting of Redeemer Lutheran Church was held at Amos Memorial Library in Sidney, Ohio.


Amos Memorial Public Library

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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.

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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

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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)  Aug 1996               to      June 1997

Kenneth Castor (Vicar)        June 1997              to      June 1998

                      (Installed)       June 1998              to      July 2017