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St. Paul Lutheran Church & School | Muskego
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Our History

1850

1857
Two acres of land are sold to the mission for $100 by Jacob and Julia Tess. A small wooden church is built.

1858
St. John's Lutheran Church on 68th & Forest Home begins the mission for The First Protestant Church of Muskego.

1875

1878
The congregation's first constitution was filed to the Town of Muskego. The name St. Paul's German Evangelical Lutheran Church is chosen.

1890
A schoolhouse for German religious instruction is erected.

1900

1905
The new brick church is dedicated. Schwalback & Sons of Milwaukee were contracted to install a “Star Tower Clock” in the steeple.

1911
The St. Paul’s Congregation joins the the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

1925

1937
English services begin to replace German services

1949
The last German service is held.

1950

1958
A youth center and playground are built to accommodate a growing Sunday school.

1968
St. Paul's Lutheran Elementary School, held in the Youth Center, opens its doors to 58 students.

1975

1971
An addition is constructed for the Youth Center.

1976
The St. Paul’s congregation votes by an overwhelming majority to build a newer, larger church.

1978
The last services are held in the old church.

2000

2004
The School of Early Learning is opened.

2006
Contemporary worship services are incorporated to reach those with different tastes and styles of worship.

2010
St. Paul’s completes a new gymnasium and seeks opportunities to make its facilities available to the community.

2013

St. Paul's launches it's Bridge service held in the Trinity Gym to add another worship language.

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