Installation of Rev. Joshua Ralston at Zion Lutheran Church, Augsburg, AR was held on Sunday, August 25, 2019. Pastor Ralston was ordained the previous week at his home congregation of Grace Lutheran Church, Little Rock, AR. Pastor Ralston is a 2019 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft Wayne, IN.
Installation of Rev. Gregory Prauner at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Memphis, TN was held on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Rev. Prauner is their senior pastor. Pictured are (Front Row L-R) are: Rev. Clayton Seller, President Roger Paavola, Rev. Greg Prauner, Rev. Jesus Granado, Rev. Jim Belles and Rev. Michael Croom. Top Row (L-R): Rev. Terry Tieman, […]
Installation of Rev. Mark Kophamer to Redeemer Lutheran Church in Elizabethton, TN on 8/11/19. Pastor Kophamer had been filling the vacancy at Redeemer and the congregation issued him a Call. Pictured (L-R): Rev. Steve Harmon, Deacon Tim Carter, Deacon Steve Meier, Pastor Kophamer, Rev. Gil Pingel, Rev. Gordon Smith, and Rev. Erv Lueker.
On July 27, 2019 a Little Rock craft beer vendor, “Stone’s Throw Brewing”, held their “Block On Rock 6th Birthday Bash”. From 4:00pm to 10:00pm the two blocks of Rock Street between 7th & 9th in downtown Little Rock was blocked off for the bash. First Lutheran Church, located at 8th & Rock, was right […]
Register Online Now October 7-9, 2019 @ Four Points by Sheraton, Little Rock, AR The 2019 Fall Pastors Conference is fast approaching. Included in this e-mail is everything you need to know to prepare for the conferences. Please share this information with any deacons, vicars or retired pastors in your congregation. Register Now You will […]
Sunday, July 14 at Faith Lutheran Church, Bentonville, AR. Rev. Schmidt was installed. From the left—Rev. Mark Krause, Rev. Hubert Bernthal, Rev. Brian Bibler, Rev. Robert Herring, Rev. JD Zischke, Rev. William Zwick, Rev. John Schmidt (father of David), and Rev. Chris Gorshe. Kneeling is Rev. David Schmidt, newly installed pastor of Faith, Bentonville. Others […]
Installation of Rev. Eric Longman at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Rogers, AR on Sunday July 29, 2019. Pictured Front Row (L-R): Rev. Jeff Jordan, Rev. JD Ziscke, President Roger Paavola, Rev. Eric Longman, Rev. David Schmidt, Rev. Brandon Martin, Rev. Roger Schoolcraft Middle Row (L-R): Rev. Christopher Gorshe, Rev. Hubert Bernthal, Rev. Paul Hass, Rev. […]
Two newest members of Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Kay and Mike Irwin. Our previous keyboardist moved with her husband back to Indiana. We started praying for a new church musician, and within three weeks the Lord sent us Kay who is an experienced church musician. Even in the hinterlands of Lutheranism, the Lord blesses […]
The Ordination and Installation Rite for Rev. William Zwick was held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Harrison, Arkansas. Pastor Zwick served his academic vicarage at First Lutheran from 2018 until his Ordination.
Christ the King Lutheran Church in Memphis, TN, celebrates its sixtieth anniversary this fall. As a church plant in 1959, CTK was the beneficiary of significant encouragement and donations of time and talent from its sister congregations and their pastors. The Church Plant In September of 1958, the Mission Board of the Western District of […]