The Wentz family established an endowment to provide prize money for the best historical paper on Lutheranism in North America. Paper topics should be historical papers on some aspect of Lutheranism in North America. The prize is in the amount of $2,500.
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.