75th Anniversary


South Shore Trinity Lutheran Church is affiliated with The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. The congregation was organized on December 3, 1943, with twelve communicants and seventeen souls.

On Dec. 2, 2018, South Shore Trinity celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the congregation. A special celebration service was held, and lunch was shared. We reflected on the history and happenings of this congregation.

Our pastors have been Reverends Arthur Klemp, John Deterding, Rolland Hopmann, Elmer Rimpler, Victor Marxhausen and John Schildwachter.

Our associate/assistant pastors have been Reverends Hugo Gamber, David Behling, Christopher Mitchell, John Christensen, Benjamin Dose, and Daniel Keinath.

Our present senior pastor is Rev. Dr. Robert J. Gehrke and our present associate pastor is Rev. Daniel E. Bodin.

South Shore Trinity has also been served by a number of deaconesses and directors of Christian education/youth and outreach. They are Jean Sanfillipo, Ruth Endicott, Carol Krieger, Steve Endicott, Timothy Frusti, Gary Bach, Tracey Winn, and Matt Griepentrog.

A collection of special articles and other information about the 75th anniversary is available. Please contact the church office if you are interested in a copy.