The new church and parsonage built in 1978.

Initial fellowship hall built in 1978. It now serves as our Sunday school classrooms.

Church fellowship hall built in 1999. 


History of Christus Ev. Lutheran Church

1889--St. John's of Whitewater, WI granted permission for Pastor H. Ode to hold services in Richmond Township three times a year. 

1891--Christus congregations was organized on January 29, 1891 with 18 founding fathers. A church was built at the cost of $500 on land owned by Fred Dahnert. The church building was dedicated on April 19, 1891. 

1902--The congregation joined the Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod. Services were conducted bi-weekly in German. 

1923--Services were held weekly. German services were phased out in the 1940’s with the last service held in 1948. 

1972--Christus congregation called their first full-time pastor, Rev. Albert Winter. 

1976--Purchased land and built a parsonage which was dedicated on May 15, 1977. 

1978--Members built a new church and fellowship hall beside the parsonage. The new facilities were dedicated on August 5, 1979. 

1988--An office addition was built. 

1998--Worship services were aired on Cable TV Channel 13 in Whitewater. 

1999--Members built a second Fellowship Hall, Teen Bible Classroom and storage/workroom. The addition was dedicated on May 7, 2000. 

2002--The congregation moved into the electronic age with email and a website.