Trinity, Vale, Celebrates 200 Years

Trinity Lutheran Church, Vale, N.C. recently celebrated their 200th Anniversary as a community of faith!

September 5, 2022 |

On Sunday, August 28, 2022 the congregation of Trinity, Vale celebrated their 200th Anniversary as a community of faith! It was an exciting day that began with worship and concluded with a meal together. Several NC Synod pastors (pictured above, from left to right) joined the celebration:

  • The Rev. Robert A Sain, son of the congregation, is retired but is serving in interim ministry a short distance away at Cedar Grove Lutheran Church, Vale.
  • The Rev. Dr. James “Jim” Haney, son of the congregation and church historian, is enjoying retirement residing in and traveling often from Marion, NC.
  • The Rev. Tommy Lineberger, the current pastor, has served Trinity since March 16, 2016.
  • The Rev. Al Mullen, former pastor of Trinity during the 1970s, is now a member in retirement.
  • The Rev. Dr. Tim Smith, NC Synod Bishop, was the guest preacher for the anniversary celebration.

Check out other pictures of the celebration!


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