Text Materials of Central Florida


A multi-page article about St. Luke's was published in Vol 7 No. 13 of the "Lutheran Witness Reporter", a national publication, on July 11, 1971. With quotes from several teachers and other St. Luke's members, the author, Frank D. Starr entitled the piece, "Changes Upcoming for Village Church." Within a few months in that same year (1971) Disney World was to open and change the face of Central FL; St. Luke's School would charge tuition to members' children for the first time in its history; the effects of disturbing social changes, including drug abuse, were beginning to be evident, even in Slavia. Indeed, the "village church" (St. Luke's) faced many of the same challenges as the rest of the nation in the decade that was about to unfold. Quoted in the article were: Rev. John Kucharik, Joe Battle, Steven Sidlk, Ferdinand Duda, Christine Mikler, Judy Duda, Mary Ann Weisenbarger; Text and photos from "Lutheran Witness Reporter," Vol, 7-No. 13, July 11,1971, PP 1, 4, 5, scanned on Epson 10000 XL,at SLLC, May 2012

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5 p.


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St. Luke's School; St. Luke's Lutheran Church; " Lutheran Witness"; "Lutheran Reporter"; newspaper article; Kucharik, John, Rev.; Duda, Ferdinand; Sidlik, Steven R.; Battle, Joe; Weisenbarger, Mary Ann Tesinsky; Markert, Ken; Mikler, Christine; Disney World; 1971; Duda, Judy DeCoste


St. Luke's Lutheran Church and School; DSpace at St. Luke's

Repository Collection

St. Luke's Lutheran Church: Brick church 1957-1992; St. Luke's Church Archives






Seminole County, Fla.

Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information contact St. Luke’s Lutheran Church at 2021 W SR 426, Oviedo, FL 32765 or (407) 365-3408.

Digital Publisher

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Oviedo, Fla.

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Jpeg2000 images were derived from previously scanned jpeg images.

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