Proclamation: 100th Anniversary of Emmanual Lutheran Church
WHEREAS, the year 2022, marks the 100th Anniversary of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Goodland, Kansas, which was and continues to be, dedicated to the service of God and humanity; and
WHEREAS, we give pause, honor and praise this day for the deep and abiding commitment of those who in faith began this work, and for all those who have given so unselfishly during these many years to help the work grow and thrive, and provide valuable human services where the need was great; and
WHEREAS, our entire community has benefitted from the charity and influence this church has exerted through the years, and the many facets of its outreach and practical assistance to the needy; and
WHEREAS, it is a pleasure to extend this expression of our esteem and best wishes to the members of this congregation on the memorable occasion of this 100th Anniversary;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Aaron Thompson, Mayor of the City of Goodland, Kansas, urge all citizens of Goodland to join together in recognition and appreciation for the members, past and present, of the congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church for their commitment and Christian contributions to our entire extended community.
IN OFFICIAL RECOGNITION WHEREOF, I hereby affix my signature this 3rd day of October 2022.
Aaron Thompson, Mayor
Mary Volk, City Clerk