Welcoming the People of the World With the Love of Jesus Christ


If you love meeting new people and want to get away from the hectic pace, you are cordially invited to serve as a volunteer host at the historic Elbe Lutheran Church that is nestled in the beautiful foothills of Mount Rainier.  The goal is to keep this historic church open for visitors May through September.

Contact Kathy Mettler, 360-832-4922 for more information on spending a day relaxing, meeting people from all over the world, and helping to keep this memorable church alive.


The historic Elbe Lutheran Church is available for weddings from March through November and can accommodate a maximum of 43 people.  For more information please contact the Elbe Wedding Coordinator, Linda Scott, at 360-893-1118 or by email at lsapple@centurylink.net.

Commemorative Bricks

Here is an opportunity to provide for an enduring remembrance at the historic Elbe Lutheran Church in the form of a commemorative brick along the walkway of the church.  The imprinted brick(s) can serve as a memorial or a tribute to a loved one.  At the same time, your $100.00 contribution per brick will help build our Heritage Fund for the continued maintenance of this beloved church building.   For more information, or to obtain a commemorative brick order form, please contact Dale Wirsing, bokorm1@comcast.net.

Download the form HERE

Retreat To Elbe

Board of Directors of Historic Elbe Evangelical Lutheran Church Association


Pfarrhaus fellowship building is available for Day Retreats to churches and other non-profit organizations only.

Available March -- November
Monday -- Saturday 7:00 am -- 7:00 pm (Friday 7:00 am -- 5:00 pm)
Meeting for groups up to 20.
Full Kitchen facility available.
Historic church available by special request

Please call or e-mail for details:
Bob Martin
E-mail Bob

Mailng Address:
PO Box 8
Elbe WA 98330

Physical Address:
54206 Mountain Highway E.
Elbe WA. 98330

The church is operated by a nonprofit 501c3 corporation, the Historic Elbe Evangelical Lutheran Church Association, as a national historic site, a preaching point for the Gospel, and a preserver of the area's German heritage. Contact our president, Leon Chute, at twothechutes@comcast.net or write us at PO Box 8, Elbe, WA 98330. Contact our host pastor, Pastor Margaret O'Neal at revmeoneal@comcast.net

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