St. Martin of Tours

Lutheran Church, ELCA

Please note: All services have been cancelled through Easter, April 12. Check the church’s Facebook page for information about online services.

1190 North 6th Street
Mascoutah, Illinois 62258
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618-566-7063

Prayer Requests? Questions or Comments? Please email us at smot.mascoutah@gmail.com

St. Martin of Tours (c.315AD – c.402AD) was a Roman soldier who became a follower of Jesus despite his ethnicity and social standing. He was known for generous acts to poor people while a soldier and eventually became a Christian monk and then a¬†bishop of Tours, France. He lived an ascetic, humble life, championing the cause of the poor and destitute. Martin Luther was named after him as he was born on St. Martin of Tours’ birthday.