We encourage you to consider some additional holiday opportunities that have been shared with us; your German heritage is a birthright, maintaining it is source of joy and comfort in our hectic lives.


Sunday, December 14th at 2:00 p.m.

German language Christmas Service with Pastor Michael Wagnitz, a German native.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 801 Washington Ave Lowden, IA 52255



Sunday, December 14th at 4:00 p.m.

German language Christmas Service with Pastors Christopher Neuendorf and John Preus.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1705 Eastern Avenue Davenport, IA 52803


This is a service typical of 19th Century Germany; German-themed refreshments will follow.


Saturday, December 20 at 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Services at the Old Stone Church

The restored Old Stone Church, formerly the Pine Mill German Episcopal Methodist Church near Muscatine will again welcome holiday worshipers. The simple sanctuary with its antique pump organ is a wonderful setting for the nativity story, and it has become a popular Christmas destination for area families. The service features a lot of singing, the Christmas story in German and ends with music by candlelight. Plan to arrive early to secure a seat. Participants should be able to walk up a gravel incline to the church entrance. Directions from Highway 61 are well marked. The church is located near the Pine Creek Mill and Wild Cat Den State Park. Drive past the Pine Creek Mill parking lot and turn left at the stop sign. Stay on this winding gravel road with narrow bridges. The church is one mile ahead at an intersection.

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