St. Andrew Lutheran Church
A Brief History
1901 – to present

1901 – Pastor Wm. Staehling organized mission church, Iowa Synod.
1902 – Organized and dedicated first church, corner S. 11th Street and Broadway Avenue.
1905 – Parsonage (across from church) purchased.
1922 – Cornerstone laid for new red brick church.
1923 – New church dedicated.
1927 – 25th Anniversary.
1930 – Became part of American Lutheran Church (Iowa Synod, Joint Synod of Ohio and Buffalo Synod merged)
1949 – New pipe organ installed.
1950 – Parsonage sold and moved. New parsonage built.
1957 – Educational wing and new chancel added.
1958 – Officially named “St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church.
1960 – Became part of The American Lutheran Church (American Lutheran Church [German], Evangelical Lutheran Church [Norwegian], and United Lutheran Church [Danish] merged).
1968 – Constitution revised as part of The American Lutheran Church.
1975 – Adjoining houses purchased for parking lot.
1988 – Became part of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (The American Lutheran Church, Lutheran Church in America, and Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches merged). Constitution and Bylaws revised.
1989 - Healing Ministry began with new mission statement.
1992 – 90th Anniversary.
1996 – Renovation began. (Decided to remodel – not build – in 1995.)
1997 – Renovation completed and organ refurbished.
2002 – Centennial Celebration.
2006 – New Vision and Mission Statements approved.

Pastors Serving St. Andrew Lutheran Church

1901 – 1911 – Rev. Wm. Staehling
1911 – 1917 – Rev. Ide
1917 – 1919 – Rev. Otto Behrens
1919 – 1931 – Rev. F. Ernst Beyer
1931 – 1949 – Rev. M. R. Hueter
1932 – 1933 – Rev. Thoms (Assistant Pastor)
1949 – 1954 – Rev. R. M. Meyer
1954 – 1962 – Rev. Ernst Staehling (son of first Pastor)
1962 – 1974 – Rev. John Hagen
1975 – 1984 – Rev. S. M. Schreitmueller
(Pastors Strang and White served as associates.)
1985 – 2001 – Rev. Dr. Paul G. Bauman
2003 – 2016 – Rev. Helen A. Nickel

ST. ANDREW LUTHERAN CHURCH
1711 S. 11TH STREET
SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN 53081
Phone: (920) 452-2878
Fax: (920) 452-7751