FIRST LUTHERAN NEWS

 

First Lutheran welcomed our new interim lead pastor, Rev. Joy Mortensen-Wiebe, to our staff on Monday June 5th. We are glad to have her as our pastoral leader, helping to shape our ministry in preparation for a newly-called lead pastor in 2018. Welcome, Pastor Joy!

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Our Confirmation youth recently attended Pine Lake Confirmation Camp in Waupaca. They were accompanied by Vicar Tim Knipfer. Everyone had a great time! Here are some pictures from their trip:

Here is the whole group, including Vicar Tim!

Here is the whole group, including Vicar Tim!

A-marching we will go!

A-marching we will go!

Eating breakfast   .....   experiencing struggles that people around the world have to face.

Eating breakfast   .....   experiencing struggles that people around the world have to face.

Beautiful scenery!

Beautiful scenery!

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Some of our members recently took a trip to Germany for a Reformation tour. This is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, so this is a special time to visit the places where Luther walked! Here are a few photos from their trip:

Here are Paula, Bryce, Haylee, Mary, Tom and Jacob in front of the Wittenberg Cathedral.

Here are Paula, Bryce, Haylee, Mary, Tom and Jacob in front of the Wittenberg Cathedral.

Martin Luther's "preaching" church in Wittenberg.    

Martin Luther's "preaching" church in Wittenberg.

 

 

Statue of Martin Luther

Statue of Martin Luther

 

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Some of our kids, along with Dusty, Heather and Vicar Tim, recently attended "Glow in the Dark" bowling here in Beaver Dam.

They had great fun! Here are a couple of photos from the event: