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Rock of Ages Mission Statement: In grateful response to God's grace and empowered by the Holy Spirit through Word and Sacrament, Rock of Ages exists to build up one another in the Christian faith and to make known the love of Christ within our church, community, and the world, for Jesus is the Rock and Light of our salvation.

Rock of Ages History: The formation of Rock of Ages Lutheran Church dates back to October 1979. A group of people had their first worship service at St. Mathias Episcopal Church in Minocqua on Reformation Sunday after having met together at the home of Rev. Harold Winter, our first pastor.

In 1980, the congregation purchased land on Highway 70 West, at its current location, and construction began shortly thereafter. The dedication of the original section took place on Sunday, April 4th, which happened to be Palm Sunday. The original building served as a worship center, classroom, fellowship hall, and offices. Today, the old wing is used for Sunday School and the new Rock of Ages nursery.

As the congregation grew, they decided to build a new sanctuary, fellowship hall, classrooms, lounge area (fireside room), and offices. The new addition was dedicated in October of 1996 under the leadership of Rev. Walter Geist.

The pastors that have served Rock of Ages since 1980 are:
Rev. Harold Winter          1980 - 1985
Rev. Scott Jans                 1985 - 1986
Rev. Walter Geist             1986 - 2003
Rev. Kenneth Albers        2004 - 2014
Rev. Paul Devantier         2015 - 2016 (interim)
Rev. Phillip Beukema      2016 - 2019    
Rev. Kevin Hoogland      2019 - 2021 (interim)
Rev. Brian Liermann       2021 - Present

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