History & Heritage

St. John’s Lutheran Church, founded in 1747, enjoys a rich history of commitment to providing a place of worship and ministry for the people of Rowan County.   Explore that history by following the links below.


Discover more about our history including links to full history created by Martha Agner.  


Our St. John’s archives is a vibrant holding of records, bulletins, newsletters, and awards. 


The museum briefly illustrates the history of the congregation — primarily through the various church buildings that have housed the congregation.  The museum will have permanent and rotating exhibits.