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Fast Facts
Type of person Individual

Pastor at the Gawler Lutheran Parish 1989 – 1994

Born in Toowoomba, Queensland, Pastor Wockner worked as a printer before undertaking studies at the Lutheran Seminary in Adelaide. He was married and living at Freeling when he was called to the Gawler Parish. He was initially appointed as a locum tenens pastor before receiving a regular call to the Parish to replace Pastor Bergen.

Within a few months of Pastor Wockner serving at Gawler, his co-pastor, Pastor Peter Miller accepted a call to the ParaVista Lutheran Church. He was replaced by Pastor Peter Hartwich. Pastor Wockner generally maintained the program of the Gawler Parish until he accepted a call to Ipswich East in Queensland and left Gawler mid 1994. He was remembered particularly for his caring ministry, especially to people in crisis or beravement.

For more information about these Pastors and photographs of them, refer to the booklet “Centenary of Zion Lutheran Church Gawler SA - 26 TH July 1908 – 26 th July 2008 – Celebrating 100 years of ministry and mission” and a copy is on our website under “Zion Lutheran Church”.

We thank Robert [Bob] Fielke for this information.

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Zion Lutheran Church Gawler Centenary book 2008 (25)
Zion Lutheran Church Gawler Centenary book 2008 (25)

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