WELS Historical Institute
Great Hymns of Faith Included in the New Hymnal
September 9, 2023
Topic: Great Hymns of Faith Included in the New Hymnal
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023, 10:00 a.m.
Location: Salem Landmark Church & WELS Museum 6814 N. 107th Street, Milwaukee, WI
Presenter: Carl Nolte
Description: This presentation will briefly look at the history behind some of the great hymns of our Christian musical heritage and then sing through them using the refurbished reed organ at the Salem Landmark Church and WELS Museum. Most of the hymns will be familiar to users of The Lutheran Hymnal (1941) and Christian Worship (1993). This presentation will focus on some of the historic hymns in the new Christian Worship (2021).
The presenter is Mr. Carl Nolte. Carl is the retired Sacred Music and Worship Editor from Northwestern Publishing House. He served for a number of years on the WELS Commission on Worship, including the 1993 hymnal committee. He is a graduate of DMLC, New Ulm, MN, and also has a master’s degree in church music from Concordia, River Forest, IL.