Memorial Service for Herbert Chilstrom, First Bishop of the ELCA

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There will be two opportunities to remember God’s promises in Christ Jesus and give thanks to God for the life and witness of former Presiding Bishop Herb Chilstrom.

Services of Holy Communion:

Thursday, February 13, 2:00 p.m.
Desert Hills Lutheran Church
2150 S. Camino del Sol
Green Valley, Arizona

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will bring a greeting, Bishop Deborah Hutterer will preach, and Pastor Martin Overson will preside. Reception to follow.

Saturday, February 15, 1:00 p.m.
Christ Chapel
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave, St Peter, MN
St. Peter, Minnesota

ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will preside and bring a greeting, Presiding Bishop Emeritus Mark Hanson will preach, and Bishop Jon Anderson will bring a greeting. Reception to follow.

At both services, clergy and all rostered leaders of the ELCA, together with clergy of all ecumenical partners, are invited to robe and process (the color of the day will be green) and are asked to RSVP. Full details and RSVP information found at link below.

Service details and RVSP information