Fall Program – Save the Date!

Women’s Ordination and the Ongoing Reformation of the Church and Society
October 7 in College Park


The Lutheran Historical Society of the Mid-Atlantic was formed in 1989 as a reorganization of The Historical Society of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America begun in 1952 and of its predecessor organizations, the first of which was founded in 1843.

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Featured Lutherans

John Peter Shindel Gobin

John Peter Shindel GobinJohn Peter Shindel Gobin was born in Sunbury, Pennsylvania on January 26, 1837, the son of John S. and Susan (Shindel) Gobin. He was named for his grandfather, the Rev. John Peter Shindel, a pioneer Lutheran minister in Northumberland County.

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