One sure trait of living things is the desire to live; it envelops a host of urges consciously pursued and subconsciously automatic—from eating to working to breathing. At its most poignant expression this desire to live, particularly when threatened,...
On December 2, 2018, Andrew Heggland was ordained as an elder at Bethany Lutheran Brethren Church in East Hartland, Connecticut. Regional Pastor Warren Geraghty officiated.
On February 24, 2019, Garth Rehberg was ordained as an elder at Grace Community Church in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Regional Pastor Warren Geraghty officiated.
Arve Harold Christofferson, 91, long-time resident of Bozeman, Montana, died April 4, 2019 in Rochester, Minnesota, surrounded by his family. He trusted Jesus Christ as his Savior, loved and prayed for his family. He faithfully served God and the Church...
On April 11, 2019, during the Spring Council of Directors meeting in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Ruth Vallevik was honored for her thirteen years of service as the Director of Women’s Ministries for the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. Her final day in that...
From January 23-25, 2019, President Paul Larson and the CLB Regional Pastors met with Pastoral Candidates from throughout the CLB at Inspiration Point Retreat Center.
January 21-25, 2019, Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen of LBS taught a 30-hr. intensive class on Christian Theologies in Asia for twelve Ph.D. students at Concordia Theological Seminary.
On January 6, 2019, Pastor Alan Johnson was ordained at Community Church of Joy in Sammamish, Washington. Regional Pastor Phil Heiser officiated.
On December 9, 2018, Nicholas Joyal was ordained at Living Hope Lutheran Brethren Church in Beaumont, Alberta. Regional Pastor Roger Olson officiated.
On October 28, 2018, Dale McLerran and Dave Wills were ordained as elders at Rock of Ages Lutheran Brethren Church in Seattle, Washington. Regional Pastor Phil Heiser officiated.
On October 28, 2018, Bob Glasglow was installed as an elder at Mount Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church in Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania. Regional Pastor Warren Geraghty officiated.
On November 18, 2018, Pastor Bill Poore was ordained at Yellowstone Lutheran Brethren Church in Billings, Montana. Regional Pastor Gary Witkop officiated.
On October 21, 2018, Scott Skones was installed as pastor at Living Word Fellowship in Dickinson, North Dakota. Regional Pastor Gary Witkop officiated.
On October 21, 2018, Mark Johannesen was installed as pastor at True Life Church in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen led the service.
On October 7, 2018, Ty Rostvedt was installed as pastor at Salem Lutheran Brethren Church in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Regional Pastor Stan Olsen officiated.
On September 23, 2018, Rev. Brandon Pangman was installed as pastor at Emmaus Road Church in DeWitt, Iowa. Rev. Andrew Foss officiated.
On September 16, 2018, Pastor Daniel Stenberg was ordained as pastor at Calvary Lutheran Church in Bergenfield, New Jersey. Regional Pastor Warren Geraghty led the service.
On September 23, 2018, Lukas Kjolhaug was ordained as pastor at Bunker Hill LBC in Princeton, New Jersey. Regional Pastor Warren Geraghty led the service.
On September 22, 2018, Paul Couch was ordained as pastor at Bethany Lutheran Brethren Church in Staten Island, New York. Regional Pastor Warren Geraghty led the service.
On September 9, 2018, Pastor Nick Laven was installed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Torquay, SK and Faith LB Church in Estevan, SK. Regional Pastor Roger Olson officiated.