Our Schools’ History

A Common Thread Connects Us

Michelle Zimmerman Executive Director

Listen to Dr. Zimmerman’s Narration of Our Schools’ History

A promise that there is a plan for us, a plan for a future and a hope.

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“Therefore My people shall know My name; therefore in that day I am the one who is speaking, ‘Here I am.'” How lovely on the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, Who announces peace And brings good news of happiness, Who announces salvation, And says to Zion, “Your God reigns!” Isaiah 52:6

Florence Storck (Merz), my grandmother, was a deaconess in the Lutheran Church from 1937 to 1947 before her marriage to Pastor Merz. Her love for children was evident as she took her first assignment in 1937 to an orphanage in St. Louis, Mo.

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“Do you hear what these children are saying?” they asked him. “Yes,” replied Jesus, “have you never read, “‘From the lips of children and infants you, Lord, have called forth your praise’?” (Matthew 21:16)

And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” Romans 10:15

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