The Ordination took place at his home congregation in Raleigh, North Carolina on July 17, 2022. The Rite of Installation for the Rev. Chase Lefort was held on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Faith Lutheran Church in Oak Ridge, TN. Joining in the Rite were (Front:L-R) Rev. David Grave, St Paul Lutheran, Wartburg; Rev. John Frietag, Emeritus; President Roger Paavola; Rev. Chase Lefort; Rev. Philip Bohlken, Emeritus; Rev. George Smith, Associate Pastor, Faith Lutheran, Oak Ridge. (Back: L-R) Rev. Michael Miller, Regional Vice-President; Rev. Adam Woldt, The Point Lutheran, Knoxville; Rev. Paul Kritsch, Chapel of the Good Shepherd Lutheran, Sharps Chapel; Rev. Derek Roberts, Praise Lutheran, Maryville; Rev.Paul Muench, Emeritus; Rev. Paul Becker, Concordia Lutheran, Kingsport.