150th Anniversary Announcements


Revised Celebration Plan & July 4, 2021 Itinerary - April 2021 - download the flyer

SAVE THE DATE! Mark your calendars for September 11th, 2021 for the inaugural Christ Lutheran Community Denim and Diamonds fundraiser! Enjoy a steak meal, entertainment, dessert, silent and live auctions. Tickets will go on sale in July. The 150th Anniversary Committee is hosting this event with hopes it becomes an annual event in the future. Contact a committee member to volunteer in a variety roles!  

SAVE THE DATES/CELEBRATION PLANS The 150th Anniversary Committee has shared the following dates of celebration:

  • July 4, 2021 - Celebration of the Past: Celebration of Christian Education (Church cornerstone was laid July 4, 1920)
  • September 11, 2021 - Christ Lutheran Social Event & Fundraiser @ American Legion, Columbus, NE - ticket sales and details available Spring 2021
  • September 19, 2021 - Celebration of the Future - Music Service and Potluck (Church Building completed & dedication of the church building on September 18, 1921)
  • December 3-5, 2021 - Christmas at Christ Lutheran Weekend (Dinner Concert and Tour of Homes)

FACEBOOK Page Want to keep up with the 150th Anniversary celebration planned events and resources?  Check out the Facebook page at  https://www.facebook.com/Christ-Lutheran-Church-150th-Anniversary-Columbus-NE-1080283362162688/.  Simply "like" the page and stay informed of all the happenings and opportunities!  

150th ANNIVERSARY SOUVENIRS Order forms are located below under the Resources link. The next due date for orders in time for Christmas is December 2, 2019.  Simply print out the order form, fill in the quantities desired for each item, total up the form and send the form and your payment to the church.  Please use the following address:

Christ Lutheran Church

Attn: 150th Anniversary Committee

32392 122nd Ave.

Columbus, NE 68601


ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOKS The 150th Anniversary Cookbooks are available for purchase. To purchase, please contact: Shelly Korte, 14000 340th St., Columbus, NE 68601-8715, e-mail: jonshelly@frontiernet.net; or phone: 402-276-0120. The cookbooks are $20.00 each. Please make your checks payable to: Christ Lutheran School PTL.  Thank you! 


150th Anniversary Order Form - orders due December 2, 2019