VIDEO FLASHBACK: Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church 1957

Church members dedicate a new cornerstone.

Organized in 1939, began its first year with just 40 members. By the time this groundbreaking ceremony was filmed in 1957, a growing congregation, along with a fire which damaged the church several years before, necessitated a new building. The church would be completed the following year, and continues to serve Oak Lawn residents into the present day.      

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Kevin Korst is the local history coordinator for the . Visit the library's second floor and explore the exhibits, archives or just ask Kevin an obscure history question about the village.

OakLawnGuy October 25, 2011 at 06:03 PM
Boy, there's a lot more going on in that area today, isn't there?


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