St. Abrahams Lutheran Church


A Little Country Church With Old Fashion Values
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Pastors Past & Present


We have been blessed to have a history of strong leadership at St. Abrahams during our 180+ years of service.   Pastors who serve/have served our congregation include:


- Reverend Matthew Schenning (Present)       

- Deacon Richard E. Spies  2000-2015

- Reverend Charles McAdoo   1992-2000

- Reverend George Kelser        

- Reverend Peter Cummings 1982 - 

- Reverend Larry Conway     - 1982

- Reverend Sabo

- Reverend Carl Myers

- Reverend Arthur Hanson

- Reverend Eugene R. Alexander

- Reverend Theodore Shaffer

- Reverend Slothhauser

- Reverend Wilbur Drawbaugh

- Reverend W.C. Erney - October 1917-1920+

- Reverend Frank Gilbert 1915-1917

(1913 - The Hampstead charge is divided. St. Peter's and St. Abrahams 

          constituted a new charge knows as Calvary)

- Reverend  J.H. Keller 1910-1912

- Reverend . W.D. Nicholl  1908-1910

- Reverend . Samuel Stauffer 1906-1908

- Reverend. L. W. Gross 1904-1906

- Reverend . S.F. Tholan - 1901-1904

- Reverend  S.J. Derr - 1886 (St Abrahams once again affiliated with the MD Synod)

- Reverend  A.H. Burke, 1877

- Reverend . Uriel Graves & then Rev Archer  (independent of synodical relationship)

- Reverend . P.P. Lane - 1870

- Reverend  R. Weiser - 1866

- Reverend  P. Rizer - 1865

- Reverend Daniel Hauer - 1854

-Founded in 1834 -- once called Shavers Church or Abrahams Church -- the Church was established for all religions and served two congregations.