Celebrating 50th Anniversary Of Pastor William Groennert’s Ordination

Zion UCC, Addieville, and St. John’s UCC, Joahnnisburg, Celebrated The Anniversary

Zion UCC, Addieville and St John UCC, Johannisburg, celebrated their Pastor Willliam L. Groennert’s 50th Ordination in the ministry on Sunday, June 3 at Zion, Addieville.

Groennert, RIGHT, is shown with some of those who were present at the ordination 50 years ago.


Illinois South Conference Pastor Shana Johnson delivered the sermon and St John UCC, Plum Hill’s Pastor Don Jones represented the county UCC clergy and interim students.
A lunch and fellowship followed the service. Pastor Groennert, son of the late Elmer and Lois Groennert was ordained on June 9,1968 at Zion UCC, Addieville.

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