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Friday, October 18, 2019
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDNo, Ray and Shirley Hamm were not members in 1734 when Jordan Lutheran Church was established, but they have been members since 1966, making them the longest continuous congregants at the church picnic. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDNo, Ray and Shirley Hamm were not members in 1734 when Jordan Lutheran Church was established, but they have been members since 1966, making them the longest continuous congregants at the church picnic. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Conner Weidman, 10, is Balloons the Clown’s assistant for a magic joke at the Jordan Lutheran Church’s 285th anniversary celebration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Conner Weidman, 10, is Balloons the Clown’s assistant for a magic joke at the Jordan Lutheran Church’s 285th anniversary celebration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Balloons the Clown had a good time with Pastor Dody Siegfried of Jordan Lutheran Church, Orefield at the anniversary celebration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Balloons the Clown had a good time with Pastor Dody Siegfried of Jordan Lutheran Church, Orefield at the anniversary celebration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Ellie Gross, 2, wants to get in on the magic at Jordan Lutheran Church’s 285th anniversary celebration at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Ellie Gross, 2, wants to get in on the magic at Jordan Lutheran Church’s 285th anniversary celebration at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Cousins Conner Wiedman, 10, and Cadyn Meitzler, 7, are fascinated by the antics of Balloons the Clown at Jordan Lutheran Church’s 285th anniversary celebration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Cousins Conner Wiedman, 10, and Cadyn Meitzler, 7, are fascinated by the antics of Balloons the Clown at Jordan Lutheran Church’s 285th anniversary celebration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Jordan Lutheran celebrates anniversary with picnic

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Local News

Members of Jordan Lutheran Church, Orefield, celebrated the church’s 285th anniversary at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie June 30.

Opening with the traditional Lutheran church service at 9:15 a.m., the members then had lunch, an old-fashioned cake walk and were entertained by Balloons the Clown.