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 of Pastor Edward K. Rosser was held on December 3, 2017 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Chattanooga) where he will serve as Assistant Pastor. Pictured L to R, Pastor Gilbert H. Pingel, Circuit Visitor; Pastor Edward K. Rosser; Pastor H. Chris Sheets
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, […]
The Installation of Rev. Alebachew Teshome as Associate Pastor at Faith Lutheran Church, Thompson’s Station, Tennessee on Sunday, October 15, 2017.
The Installation of Associate Pastor Travis Ferguson at Grace Lutheran Church, Knoxville, TN on July 30, 2017.
The Point, Knoxville joyfully celebrated the installation of Pastor Adam Woldt on July 9th. This church planted by Pastor Matt Peoples seven years ago, meets in a movie theater and seeks “to connect with the disconnected.” Pastor Greg Bearss preached at the service with over 200 in attendance, and Pastor Stephen Skov officiated in the […]
The Ordination and Installation of Pastor Eric Rudsenske, at Concordia Lutheran Church, Jackson, TN took place on Sunday, July 23. Those pictured include: Front Row (L-R) Rev. Mark Goble, Circuit Visitor; Rev. Dr. Roger Paavola; Rev. Rudsenske; Rev. Chuck Neugebauer, Regional Vice-President; Rev. Bill Stevenson. Back Row (L-R) Deacon Jeremy McDonald, representing Grace Lutheran Church, […]
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. 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 […]