iab-728x90

The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

iab-728x90

Pastor for Jerusalem

Frederick Strickert, a former religion professor at Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, is the new pastor of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, an English-speaking congregation in Jerusalem.

He will also serve as a special assistant to Munib Younan, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land who was recently elected president of the Lutheran World Federation.

Strickert and his wife, Gloria, were called as ELCA mission personnel. Gloria Strickert hopes to continue her hospital chaplaincy work in Jerusalem.

Strickert replaces Mark Holman, whose wife Marcia also served as a missionary in Jerusalem.


Comments



Print subscribers and supporting Web members may comment.

Log in or Subscribe to comment.

text size:

this page: email | print

iab-728x90
September issue

SEPTEMBER issue:

Reinventing Sunday school

More...