75th Anniversary

In 1945, a group of Christians gathered on the south side of Appleton to organize Riverview Lutheran Church.
In 2019-20, we are celebrating the 75th year of God's blessings upon the ministry of our congregation. A series of special services and events are being planned:

    Sunday, September 15, 2019
  • 8:00 & 10:30 am - Anniversary Kick-off Celebration Service
    Guest Preacher: Pastor Lon Kuether (served at Riverview 1996-2000; currently serves at Zion, Crete, IL)

    Sunday, November 3, 2019
  • 8:00 & 10:30 am - Anniversary Service featuring the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Chorus
    12:00 pm - Celebration Meal in the Activity Center
    Guest Preacher: Pastor Christian Winkel (son of the congregation; currently serves at Redemption, Milwaukee, WI)
    Focus: Recruitment for Ministry

    Sunday, January 5, 2020
  • 8:00 & 10:30 am - Anniversary Service
    Guest Preacher: Pastor Jeremy Belter (son of the congregation; currently serves at Shepherd of the Valley, Arvada, CO)
    Focus: Home Missions in Epiphany
    Sunday, March 8, 2020
  • 8:00 & 10:30 AM - 75th Anniversary of Riverview's First Worship Service
    Preacher: Pastor Dennis Belter (Pastor at Riverview since 1988)
    Focus: Thankful for Visionary Faith and Sacrifices Made
    Sunday, October 4, 2020
  • 8:00, 9:15, & 10:30 AM - Final Anniversary Service
    Guest Preacher: Pastor Charlie Vannieuwenhoven (son of the congregation; currently serves as Dean of Students at Luther Preparatory School, Watertown, WI)
    Focus: 75 Years of Blessings
    Meal and Program to Follow (meal & program cancelled due to COVID-19)