The first services were held on Potlatch Ridge by Rev. F. A. Selle in 1887. On August 2, 1891 the church was dedicated and four days later the constitution was adopted. In 1903 the congregation decided to build a new church. In 1909 a new parsonage was built. In 1925 the congregation became affiliated with the Ohio Synod and the church interior was renovated. The parish hall was enlarged in 1930. Golden Anniversary services were held in 1941. The present parsonage was built in 1956.
The present church has been built in a series of steps. A new sanctuary was built in 1964, and the old one was razed. The new plant was dedicated in 1965. In 1984 the facility was remodeled and enlarged, adding a basement and parish unit.
Two ladies from this congregation have served the ALC mission field in South India. They are Hermina Meyer, who was a teacher and medical technologist at Vellore for many years, and her sister Dorothy (Mrs. Fred Schnaible), who served for 20 years as a teacher and evangelist in Naidupet. Historical information from New Partners Old Roots by Emerson, Nesvig, Nordquist, and Swanson. 1986. Published by the ALC, LCA, and ELC.
This folder includes a 90th anniversary booklet, a bulletin from their 50th anniversary, bulletin from their 75th anniversary service, bulletin from dedication service in 1965, various letters, a brief history, Cameron Emmanuel research project charges from PLU, bulletin from their 60th anniversary, congregational statistical record.
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From the Cameron Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Kendrick, Idaho, Records, OPVELCA7a2_41, Archives and Special Collections, ELCA Region I Archives, Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98447
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