Emanuel Lutheran Church to celebrate 150th anniversary

DAYTON — Emanuel Lutheran Church in Dayton will celebrate its 150th anniversary at 10 a.m. on June 24. Bishop Rodger Prois, bishop of the ELCA Western Iowa Synod, will preside over the service. There will be a pastor procession, celebratory meal after the service, and church history booklet available for those who attend.

Fun events the week leading up to the celebration include free ice cream and music at 7 p.m. on June 20 in Cadwell Park.

There will be several events at the church on June 23. A kids fun run at 8:45 a.m. A 5K run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. A car show will be held at 10 a.m. There is no entry fee for the car show. There will be a bonfire at 7 p.m.

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