First Lutheran Church in Pasco, Washington recently celebrated the installation of Rev. Helga Jansons on Sunday, August 6. Rostered leaders attending were,
Left to right bottom row first:
Rev. Bob Chenault, Rev. Stephen Eriksen, Rev. Paul Palumbo, Rev. Jaime Cardona, Rev. Gail Duba, Rev. Helga Jansons, Rev. Phylis Stromme, Rev. Jan Griffin, Rev. Mike Fitzgibbons, Deacon Lavonne Johnson and Deacon Erv Johnson.
Rev. Duane Anderson, Rev. Mary Daniels, Deacon Heidi Cryer, Rev. George Schwantes, Bishop Martin Wells, Rev. Arthur Rasch, Rev. Dick Grudt, Rev. Donald Short and Rev. Ronald Nitz.
Christ Lutheran Church in Yakima, Washington was host to the consecration of Deacon David Hellerich on Sunday afternoon, July thirtieth. Rostered ministers attending were, (left to right) Rev. John Schrann, Rev. Carolyn Hellerich, Rev. John Guthridge, Rev. Joel Ley, Rev. Ron Nitz, Rev. Phylis Stromme, Bishop Martin Wells, Deacon David Hellerick, Deacon Heidi Cryer, Deacon Margaret Ley, Deacon LaVonne Johnson, Deacon Erv Johnson and Kathy Sebree.
Christ Lutheran Church in Yakima, Washington was host to the consecration of Deacon David Hellerick on Sunday afternoon, July thirtieth. Rostered ministers attending were, (left to right) Rev. John Schrann, Rev. Carolyn Hellerick, Rev. John Guthridge, Rev. Joel Ley, Rev. Ron Nitz, Rev. Phylis Stromme, Bishop Martin Wells, Deacon David Hellerick, Deacon Heidi Cryer, Deacon Margaret Ley, Deacon LaVonne Johnson, Deacon Erv Johnson and Kathy Sebree.
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The Young Adults in Mission Program of the ELCA has just called the next YAGMS int service. There are 95 of them this program year, the program continues to grow - maybe in small part because of your gifts to our Mission Campaign that is giving money towards this program.
The YAGMs from our area are Krista Stanley from Luther Heights Bible Camp, University of Idaho Lutheran Campus Ministry and First Luheran Church - Idaho Falls, ID. She will serve in Central Europe, and you can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our other YAGM is Katharine Jones, from Summit Church - Spokane, WA and Gonzaga University. She can be reached at email@example.com.
We wish them well, and ask that you keep them in your prayers.
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