|This Day in History - November 24, 1703 - |
First Lutheran Pastor Ordained In America -
Native of Crimmitschau, Saxony, Germany Justus Falkner was the son of a Lutheran minister, David Falkner. In 1703, after a great deal of soul searching, he received ordination as a minister from Lutheran pastor Andreas Rudman in Gloria Dei Church in Philadelphia.
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