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St. John's Lutheran Church
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St. John's Lutheran Church in 2009
33°47′11″N 117°50′59″W / 33.786274°N 117.849698°W / 33.786274; -117.849698Coordinates: 33°47′11″N 117°50′59″W / 33.786274°N 117.849698°W / 33.786274; -117.849698
Location 154 South Shaffer Street, Orange, CA 92866
Country United States
Denomination Lutheran
History
Founded February 19, 1882 (1882-02-19)
Founder(s) Reverend Jacob Kogler
Architecture
Heritage designation National Register of Historic Places
Designated 1991
Architect(s) Frederick Harry Ely
Style Gothic Revival
Completed 1914
Construction cost $51,250
St. John's Lutheran Church
Location 185 S. Center St., Orange, California
Area less than one acre
Built 1914
Built by Duker, Miller & Loesher Co.
Architect Frederick Eley
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP reference No. 91001520
Added to NRHP October 16, 1991

The St. John's Lutheran Church of Orange, California is a Lutheran church. The church was founded in 1882, and its sanctuary was built in 1913-14. The building was renovated and rededicated in 1990.

The congregation now has more than 4,000 members and a school with 800 students.

Architecture

The church was designed by architect Frederick Eley in the Gothic Revival style. Among the church's distinctive features are sixteen stained glass panels, depicting biblical scenes. The church also has a statue of Jesus in front of the church, behind the altar.

St. John's Lutheran Church was entered in the National Register of Historic Places on October 16, 1991.

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