On Sunday, August
3, Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church welcomed a new pastor, Pastor Erik
Pastor Erik was
reared in the Upper Peninsula, Northern Michigan.
from the Wartburg Theological Seminary with a Master's Degree in Divinity,
he was ordained on July 25, 2014, at St. Olaf College in Northfield,
Minnesota. He will be officially installed at Bethlehem later this month.
From 2012 to 2013,
Pastor Erik volunteered and participated in a program, "Young Adults in a
Global Mission," sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. He
lived in Palestine during this time where he instructed English and
ministered to the youth while he lived there.
Everyone is invited
to meet and greet the new Pastor and participate in worship service during
the summer schedule on Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday morning at
9:30 a.m. A social hour will follow.
Church is at 2050 West 1100 North, Chesterton.
information, please call 219-926-5596.