Koch, Johannes

Biography
Pastor Koch founded Ebenezer German Congregational Church in Portland, Oregon, in 1892. Prior to serving the Ebenezer Church, he was pastor of First Congregational Church in Ritzville, Washington (1882-1891), and the Evangelical Lutheran Congregational Church in Endicott, Washington (1883-1893). After serving at Ebenezer, he again led the First Congregational Church in Ritzville (1893-1895) as well as the Zion German Congregational Church in the same town (1893-1894). After Zion, he returned to Ebenezer and also served the church in Stafford, Oregon (1895-1899) before going on to the Salem Church in Ralston, Washington (1899-1904).
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- Volga Germans in Portland (Steve Schreiber)