Important Historic Dates and Factoids!
February 10th, 1913 - First service.
March 3rd, 1913 - Lutheran Club of Ithaca established and first officers elected.
February 16th, 1920 - Lutheran Club of Ithaca incorporates as the "Lutheran Association of Ithaca, New York."
May 13th, 1923 - Ground breaking for the current church building.
October 21st, 1923 - Cornerstone laid for the current church building - mayor of Ithaca and president of Cornell give speeches.
February 3rd, 1925 - First service in "crypt" of the current building.
October 5th, 1925 - First service in sanctuary of current building, 777 worshipers in attendance.
June 10th, 1925 - Dedication of current building as part of synod assembly meeting held in Ithaca.
Saint Luke is the patron saint of Physicians and Surgeons and is the writer of the Gospel and Acts of the Apostles. The St. Luke Feastday is the 18th of October.