Trace the travels of the Saxon immigrants and missionaries to the United States who helped form the Synod in 1847.
Colonists and Missionaries to America
- June 1, 2023
- CHI Museum at the International Center
CHI Museum at the International Center
Stand before a reproduction of the Castle Church doors on which Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses. View a selection of Luther’s writings. Walk among trunks and personal items like those of the Saxon immigrants, who played a central role in the founding of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS). See the personal effects of the Synod’s first president. Learn about early mission work and the schools established to train workers for the church.
Open weekdays, 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM, except holidays
Suggested donation of $3 per person
The museum is self-guided
No reservations are required, but groups are encouraged to give advance notice (314-505-7900)
1333 S Kirkwood Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63122
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