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Wenner, George Unangst

(May 17, 1844–November 1, 1934). B. near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; educ. Union Theol. Sem., NYC; founded Ger. Luth. Christ Ch., NYC, 1869 and was its pastor till his death. Pres. Ev. Luth. Syn. of New York and New Jersey (see United Lutheran Church, in America, The. Synods of, 15) 1904–08; New York Syn. (see United Lutheran Church in America, The, Synods of, 15) 1904–08; New York Syn. (see United Lutheran Church in America, The, Synods of, 15) 1908–10. Visited deaconess mother houses in Eur. 1888, and his report led to founding Deaconess Motherhouse, Baltimore, Maryland, 1895 (see also Deaconesses, 8). Helped found FCC. Wrote the “Germanicus” letters in (The) Lutheran Observer; issued Der Sonntagsgast 1872–1932; other works include an order of worship.


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