ABC9 News: The World Record for Largest Family Reunion May Be Broken in Spencer

Check out the report done on our upcoming July 30-31 Schmidt Reunion that aired on ABC9 News out of Sioux City earlier tonight! Iowan genealogist Josiah Schmidt is turning his passion for family history into a reality at the end of this month when he hosts what might possibly be the world’s largest family reunion. […]

30 More Minutes Until Reunion Segment Airs

Only 30 more minutes until the Schmidt Reunion segment airs on ABC9 News! Catch it at 5:30 pm and 10:00 pm Central Time.

See the Reunion on ABC9 News Tonight!

Schmidt Reunion organizer Josiah Schmidt was recently interviewed by reporter Jamie Perez of ABC9 News Sioux City. The segment on the Schmidt Reunion & Schmidt Fest on July 30-31 at the Fairgrounds in Spencer, Iowa will air on ABC9 tonight (July 17th) at 5:30 pm and 10:00 pm Central Time.

Experience a German Church Service on July 31

From 1:00 to 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 31st, experience a non-denominational German language church service in the Clay County Events Center Arena. Pastor Thomas Flanagan of Milford will be delivering a homily and scripture reading in German similar to one that our German ancestors would have experienced hundreds of years ago. Schmidt cousins will also […]

Some Important Facts You Should Know About The Reunion

Some important facts you should know about the Schmidt Reunion! It will be from 8am-8pm on Saturday July 30th and Sunday July 31st. Birth/marriage certificates are NOT required. Just bring photo ID’s and as many family members as possible! There are lots of camping spots available at the Fairgrounds Campgrounds (no reservations, first come first […]