At Sunday’s Devine Service (March 18th) Senior Pastor Edward Schmidt installed Pastor Floyd Smithey as Associate Pastor. He came out of retirement to serve on a part time basis helping to carry out the mission of First Lutheran Church & School in Knoxville, TN. The members thank God for this faithful servant and pray every […]
The installation service for Rev. Timothy J. Henning (Trinity Lutheran Church, Mena, AR) took place on Sunday, October 8th, 2017. Presiding Minister was Rev. Darrell Kobs and Rev. Jason Zirbel gave the sermon. There were 60 in attendance. Pastor Henning graduated from Concordia College at Seward, NE and from Concordia Theological Seminary at Fort Wayne, […]
Congratulations to Pastor-Elect JD Zischke who was installed as a Missionary-At-Large/Church Planter for the Fayetteville, Arkansas area on Saturday, June 17 at Grace Lutheran Church in Little Rock. We are pleased to welcome JD and his family to the Mid-South District.
The installation of Rev. David Appold as pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Paducah, KY on February 5, 2017. Pastor Appold was formerly the Associate Pastor at St Paul.
Installation of Rev. William Wagner at Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbia, TN, September 25, 2016. L-R Front Row: Rev. David Rubke, Rev. Dr. Roger Paavola, Rev. William Wagner, Rev. Marty Nutter L-R Back Row: Rev. Curt Hoover, Rev. Andrew Smith, Rev. Eric Phillips, Rev. Gerald Meyer
Our Savior Lutheran Church On Sunday, July 24, 2016 Rev. Erik Christensen was installed as Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Families at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Nashville, TN. Front Row left to right: Rev. Dr. Roger Paavola, Mid-South District President; Rev. Erik Christensen; Rev. Lane Reuter Middle Row left to right: Rev. Andrew Smith; […]
Installation of Rev Jim Jobst as pastor and missionary at large in Magnolia, Arkansas December 20. L-R Rev Charles Johnson, Rev Johnny Graham, Rev. Don White, Pres. Roger Paavola, Rev. Jim Jobst, Rev. Dean Clausing, Rev. John Gierke, Rev. Dave Hormann.
The ordination of Reverend Scott Henze took place on Sunday, August 9, 2015. The service was originally scheduled to take place at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. However, due to a transformer problem which cut the electricity to the church, the service was moved to First Lutheran Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Installation of Rev. Chris Biernacki, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Florence, Alabama, May 31, 2015