1861-1925

August 26, 1861, Vang, Valdres, Norway.

February 13, 1925, Dickinson, North Dakota.

Albert Lea, Minnesota.

Belsheim emigrated to America with his family at age five. He attended Luther College, Decorah, Iowa; Northfield Seminary; and Augsburg Seminary, Minnesota. He held pastorates in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Albert Lea, Minnesota; Grand Meadow, Minnesota; Mandan, North Dakota; and was the first pastor of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bismarck, North Dakota (1908-15). He was a member of the committee that produced The Lutheran Hymnary in 1913, served as editor for Christian Youth for two years, and translated Nils J. J. Lache’s Catechism into English in 1894.

  1. O Holy Ghost, to Thee We Cry
  1. God’s Word Is Our Great Heritage

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