Emma Jo Rippe was received into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, July 23, 2023.



Pastor Ken Tubbesing was the officiant of the baptism

which took place during the worship service at Martin Luther Lutheran Church. 

Emma is the daughter of Blake and Ashley Rippe.

Serving as sponsors for Emma are Chrystine Rippe and Riley Stubbendeck.

Sponsors, Riley and Chrystine, join the Rippe family for a Baptism Day picture.  Emma has three big sisters who are very proud of her.  They are  Allie (age 2), Laura (age 5),and Evelyn (age 7).  Emma’s Baptism gown is special as it was made from her mother’s wedding dress.

Emma has many  family members who are a part of MLC.  They include her great-grandmother, Phyllis Rippe; great-grandparents, Herman and Jeanette Stutheit; grandparents, Alan and Kelly Rippe:  as well as other extended family.



But now thus says the Lord,
he who created you, O Jacob,
he who formed you, O Israel:
““Fear not, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by name, you are mine.”   ~Isaiah 43:1