Our History


History of the Congregation

1884 – Nineteen pioneers meet to organize Zion Lutheran Church

1890 – First Service at Zion Lutheran Church

1894 – Thirteen families gather to organize Salem Lutheran Church.

1898 – Salem Lutheran Church building completed.


1963 – Zion Lutheran and Salem Lutheran merge. The name chosen was Peace Lutheran Church

1972 – Zion Lutheran Church building placed on the Washington State Heritage Register and renamed “The Little White Church on the Hill”.

1978 – Dedication of the new Peace Lutheran Church building in town.

This year we celebrate our 40th Anniversary at Peace Lutheran. Please join us for a community celebration and BBQ on September 9 at 10 a.m. for worship followed by festivities.

A video history of the Little White Church and Peace Lutheran Church