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The Reverend Kristen E.M. Kuempel will be installed as Bishop of the Eastern Washington-Idaho (+2 in Wyoming) Synod – Evangelical Lutheran Church in America on Saturday, September 16, at 2:00 p.m. Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will preside over the installation at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church – 316 E. 24th Avenue – Spokane, WA 99203. https://goo.gl/maps/Rn3KYa8cR5x
Carpooling and ride sharing are strongly encouraged, as parking at the church is limited, although some curb parking is available in the neighborhood. St. Mark’s will run their van as a shuttle from Central Lutheran Church (512 S. Bernard – Spokane, WA 99204) https://goo.gl/maps/NWJKvSby9bG2 Parking in that neighborhood will be available at Spokane Eye Clinic Parking Lot and HUB International/Fidelity and Associates. Please do not park at Central Lutheran, as they will have a wedding that same afternoon. The shuttle will loop from Central Lutheran to St. Mark’s from at 12:30 until the service starts. Return rides will be available for forty five minutes after the service (not the reception) concludes.
Offering from the installation will be a designated gift to the Wells Endowment for Campus Ministry of the Synod’s Mission Campaign.
The installation of Bishop Elect Kristen Kuempel will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 2:00 in the afternoon. Location is St. Mark's Lutheran Church - Spokane, Washington.
The Reverend Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop ELCA will preach and preside
Rostered leaders are invited to vest. The color of the day is red.
Offering will be a gift to the Synod Mission Campaign My Synod: Moving In Mission Together A reception will follow the service.
Children are encouraged to attend worship. For the convenience of parents, professional nursery care will be provided for children 3 and under. Parking is limited at St. Mark’s. Central Lutheran Church is available for parking, car pooling and will run a shuttle every fifteen minutes.