The Installation of Rev. Paul J. Bushur as Senior Pastor at First Lutheran Church, Chattanooga, TN on Sunday, March 12. Pastor Bushur came to Chattanooga after 18 years as senior pastor of First Lutheran Church, Knoxville, TN.
On Sunday morning, March 19, the Rev. Paul E. Kritsch was officially installed as pastor of Chapel of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Sharps Chapel, TN. The Rev. Dr. Roger Paavola, President of the Mid-South District, the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, officiated at the service. Kritsch, who is the pastor who helped the congregation to […]
The Installation of Rev. Bruce Hanson at First Lutheran Church, Blytheville, AR on March 5, 2017. Those present (L-R) President Roger Paavola, Rev. Bruce Hanson.
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
The installation of Rev. Andrew Abraham took place at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, in Crossville, TN, on August 13. Rev. Abraham and his family return to the Mid-South District after serving in Western New York.
The installation of the Reverend Stewart Marshall at Trinity Lutheran Church, Pine Bluff, AR, took place on Sunday, August 14. Pastor Marshall returns to the Mid-South District where he once served in the early 2000’s.
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; […]
Rev. Tracy Nelson, member of Our Savior, Nashville, has been on non-active candidate status on Synod’s clergy roster while assisting with visitation to homebound members. With President Paavola’s authorization to make his status active and available for call, Our Savior extended a call to Tracy to serve as part time associate pastor for visitation. After […]