The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


'God gets all the credit'

Louisa Groce is about to be ordained at 80

Louisa Groce doesn't want anyone to know she is the oldest candidate ever to receive approval for ordination in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. "That's incidental," says the 80-year-old student at The Lutheran Seminary at Philadelphia. "Anything I'm able to accomplish is all due to the glory of God. The fact that I have the energy I have and get around the way I do — God gets all the credit for that.

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