Lawrence Ahrens memorial service

imageOn Jan. 17, 2015 we held a memorial service for founding pastor Lawrence Ahrens who died on Jan. 5 at the age of 94. And it was not all about remembering the man; much time was spent honoring The Lord through worship.


By Mark Ahrens
On Monday, January 5th, I drove up to Waterford, Wisconsin with Titus to drive my pickup home from where it had been repaired.  I needed to be home before 3 pm because the Hospice people were scheduled to meet with us (read more)

By Karen Ahrens
As I have reflected on Dad’s passing, I realized that the Lord was there in so many ways.  I’m glad we were able to care for him at home, that he was in familiar surroundings with his family. (read more)

A Tribute to Lawrence Braum Ahrens (1920 – 2015)    By Nelson Ahrens    Spoken at the gravesite memorial at Abraham Lincoln Federal Cemetery at Elwood IL on January 16, 2015

Lawrence Braum Ahrens was a man of great character and honor. Today I would like to highlight the character of this great man who I was so immensely blessed to call my dad. (more)

(The following letter was sent to the church by a woman who attended NCF in the late 70’s on Kimball St.)

Dear Pastor Mark, Frieda & Family (Brethren of New Covenant),

I just wanted to share what an impact Pastor Lawrence Ahrens had on my life. I accepted Christ when I was 16, (more)