Chisago Lakes Baptist celebrates 50 years

Chisago Lakes Baptist Church, Chisago City, will celebrate 50 years April 21 and 22.

Originally Bible Baptist Church, it began meeting in the home of the Robert Forsyth in Shafer on Easter Sunday, April 22, 1962. The original membership of 25 charter members and four families has grown to an attendance averaging close to 300 and over 150 families.

Current ministry leadership include Kraig Keck, Senior Pastor; Dwayne Gibson, Associate Pastor; Sam Brown, Youth Pastor and Jerry Schwenke, School Administrator.

Celebration services and activities begin Saturday morning, April 21 at 8 a.m. a men’s breakfast. The ladies’ spring salad is scheduled for noon and an evening of music at a homecoming concert provided by past and present CLBC musicians. A pie social will follow the concert.

Sunday services include a time of remembrance at 9 a.m., Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. A catered lunch and an afternoon celebration service will follow the morning services. For information please call the church office at 651-257-4587 or find it at For reservations for the men’s breakfast, ladies’ luncheon or Sunday lunch  please call the church office at 651-257-4587.

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