Scotland United Church of Christ
Merge with Jesus  |  Scotland, South Dakota
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Our Story
It's all about merging our faith with Jesus and each other.
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the BASICS
Listing of Our Church's Pastors
Reformed

Rev. Jacob Orth...................................1876 - 1883
Rev. Michael Hofer...............................1884 - 1891
Rev. M Treiber  ...................................1892 - 1894
Rev. Henry Treick........................ .......1896 - 1921
Rev. Gustave Zenk..............................1921 - 1927
Rev. Ulrich Zogg..................................1929 - 1945
Rev. Henry Vriesen..............................1945 - 1949
Rev. Henry Heinbuch...........................1949 - 1957
Rev. Henry Roemer.............................1957 - 1963
German Congregational
Scotland Congregational Parish

Rev. Henry Hetzler.....................................1882 - 1886
Rev. G. Scheuerle.....................................1887 - 1890
Rev. William J. Schmalle............................1890 - 1892
Rev. J. Schaerer........................................1892 - 1895
Rev. J. Kraehenbuehl.................................1895 - 1897
Rev. A Hodel..............................................1897 - 1906
Rev. A. Herforth.........................................1906 - 1907
Rev. J. Neujocks.........................................1908 - 1911
Rev. V. Cynar.............................................1911 - 1914
Rev. Peter Ruder.......................................1914 - 1919
Rev. H. Bauman.........................................1919 - 1927
Rev. John Meer..........................................1928 - 1935
Rev. Carl Green.........................................1936 - 1941
Rev. Richard Rieger...................................1942 - 1952
Rev. Elmer Bettenhausen..........................1952 - 1963
Scotland Reformed & German Congregational

Rev. Elmer Bettenhausen....................1963 - 1967
Rev. Dale Krampe...............................1968 - 1990
Rev. Barry Rempp...............................1990 - 1993
Rev. Roy Johnson...............................1994 - 1995
Rev. Ken Sykora..................................1995 - 1998
Rev. Steve Holmes..............................1999 - 2001
Rev. Del Neumeister...........................2003 - 2009
Rev. Ron Shifley.............................2011 - present
Pastors our Church has produced

A number of sons and daughters of our congregation
have experienced God's call on their lives to serve
Jesus Christ and his Church in ordained ministry
around the country.  They are...

Rev. Hans Poppe
Rev. Louis Poppe
Rev. Maynard Schneider
Rev. Donald Gall
Rev. Arthur Orth
Rev. John Weber
Rev. Cindy Hoy
Rev. James Bjorum
Rev. Dennis Thum
Rev. Rick Magstadt
Rev. Kenneth Orth
Rev. Linda Schortzman
Ward Memorial Congregational Pastors

Sarah Francis Ward................................1890 - 1892
Walter J. Will........................................... 1909 -1911
J.A. Hochstatter.......................................1911-1914
Simon P. Nelson......................................1914-1917
Israel Daniels...........................................1917-1921
Paul Del a Porle.......................................1921-1924
Rev. May..................................................1924-1925
Mrs. Otto Jensen......................................1925
Robert C. Klein..........................................................
Reinhold Klein............................................................
Williams Maers...........................................................
Harold Stepanck.........................................................
Herbert Wentz...........................................1953-1954
Donald Klein..............................................1954-1956
Ervin Hummel............................................1956-1957
James Shatz..............................................1957-1958
Delbert Permann.......................................1958-1959
Harold Goldman........................................1959-1960
Rev. George La Voo.................................1960-1964
Richard Kackmeister.................................1964
Rev. Alvin Schaeffer..................................1964-1967
Rev. Nelson Stone....................................1969-1970
Rev. Oswald Elbe......................................1971-1981
Worms German Congregational Church

Rev. John Sattler...............................1896 - 1925
Rev. H. E. Wilske...............................1926 - 1927
Rev. E. Gackle...................................1928 - 1929
Tyndall German Congregational Church

Rev. William J. Schmalle....................1891 - 1894
Rev. John Sattler...............................1894 - 1925
Rev. H. E. Wilske...............................1926 - 1927