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July 9, 1931. Some Memories and Dates in the History of the Texas District of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Sunday 14 August 2016 at 12:13 am

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on July 9, 1931. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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August 19, 1932. Partial List of Giddings People As I Knew Them Fifty Years Ago.

Friday 05 August 2016 at 02:40 am

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, retired, first appeared in The Giddings News on Augusut 19, 1932.

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October 5, 1939. From the First Years of the Congregation in Fedor, Texas, 1870-1875.

Friday 05 August 2016 at 02:11 am

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on October 5, 1939. It is translated from German by Ray Martens.

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February 2, 1939. We Rode With Each Other.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 6:41 pm

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on February 2, 1939. It was translated by Ray Martens.

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February 2, 1938. After the Conclusion of the 1890 Convention in Milwaukee I Traveled Across Lake Michigan to Michigan.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 6:16 pm

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on February 2, 1938. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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November 14, 1915. Sermon delivered at the 25th Anniversary Service of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorndale, Texas.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 01:28 am

This sermon was delivered by Rev. G. Birkmann at the 25th Anniversary Service of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorndale, Texas. It was translated from German by Bill Biar.

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June 9, 1938. A Confirmation in Shiner Texas, 1889.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 01:01 am

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on June 9, 1938. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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May 12, 1938. We Are Here as Pilgrims, Our Homeland is Above.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 12:56 am

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on May 12, 1938. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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October 28, 1937. Reformation Festival, Sunday, October 31.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 12:48 am

This article by Rev. Gotthilf Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, first appered in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on Octobe 28, 1937. It was translated from German by Ray Martens. Comments in brackets are Ray's.

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May 20, 1937. The Lord Breaks and Restores, He Wounds and Heals.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 12:38 am

Yhis article written by Reb. G. Birkmann first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on MAY 20, 1937. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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July 7, 1935. Letter to the Editor About the Wunderlichs

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 12:28 am

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on July 11, 1935. It is actually a letter to the Editor written during retirment in Hufsmith, Texas. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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January 24, 1935. The Rev. Oswald Lugenheim, 1859-1934.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 12:12 am

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Voklsblatt on January 24, 1935. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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September 27, 1934. Memories of Experiences in Fedor in 1883.

Wednesday 03 August 2016 at 12:04 am

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, written while in retirement in Hufsmith, Texas, first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on September 27, 1934. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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May 31, 1934. My Visit to My Brother-in-law, John Falke, in Copperas Cove 42 Years Ago.

Tuesday 02 August 2016 at 6:13 pm

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann, Pastor Emeritus, first appeard in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on May 31, 1934. it was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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October 26, 1933. A Second Trip to the Winklers in The Grove, Coryell County, Fifty Year Ago

Tuesday 02 August 2016 at 6:08 pm

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Voksblatt on October 26, 1933. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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August 13, 1931. Golden Wedding Anniversaries When I Was in Fedor

Tuesday 02 August 2016 at 5:55 pm

This article by Rev. G. Birkmann first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on August 31, 1931. It was translated from German by Ray Martens.

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February 18, 1931 Heinrich Nehrling, Teacher and Friend of Nature

Tuesday 02 August 2016 at 5:49 pm

This article by Rev G. Birkmann first appeared in the Giddings Deutsches Volksblatt on February 18, 1931. It has been translated from German by Ray Martens.

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