Celebrating 150 years of faith
It was 1861 and a group of German families from Martinsville, N.Y., had settled in the small rural community of Afton Township.
At that time, the five-or so families were hard pressed to find a place to worship, so the group persuaded a traveling missionary to conduct services in their homes.
This was the beginning of Saint Peter Lutheran Church, which officially formed Dec. 27, 1863.
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