to be ordained and
installed at Hartsburg church
24, 2001] Pastor
David Lee Russell will be ordained and installed at Saint John's
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hartsburg on Sunday, March 25, at
10:15 a.m. Pastor Frank Pieper will serve as Pastor Russell's
sponsor. The sermon will be delivered by Pastor Steven Tibbetts.
Bishop Warren D. Freiheit will conduct the ordination and
public reception will be given in Pastor Russell's honor from 2 to 4
p.m. in the gymnasium at Hartsburg-Emden High School. A program will
begin at 3:30 p.m.
new pastor's education, professional background and interests are
outlined as follows:
B.S.E. in industrial engineering from the University of Tennessee at
M.Div. in pastoral ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological
M.A. in spiritual formation from Duquesne University
M.A. in liturgical studies from the University of Notre Dame
S.T.M. in liturgical studies from the Lutheran Theological Seminary
at Philadelphia (upon completion of thesis)
Completed internship with a Lutheran congregation on Long Island
Former claims representative with Farmers Insurance
Used to hire and train people nationally to assemble and repair
Trained in engineering
Liturgy—currently working on thesis about how using texts, such as
Bible, hymnal, prayer book, bulletin, sermon notes, etc., shape what
we do on Sunday mornings
Photography—photographed over 2,500 churches and synagogues around
Hymnals and prayer books—collection of about 800 or so
Trying to connect what we do on Sunday mornings with Monday mornings
Russell's address is P.O. Box 110, Hartsburg, IL 62643. His phone
number is (217) 642-5234.
will feature ‘Dolls
Throughout the Years’
24, 2001] The
Jolly Seniors group from Lincoln Christian Church invites those
55-plus to attend the group’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, March
27, at 10 a.m. The program will feature "Dolls Throughout the
Gary Hall from Lincoln Christian Seminary will lead the devotion,
and special music will be provided by Gail King.
group will also enjoy a baked ham dinner, catered by Guzzardo’s.
Suggested cost for the meal is $4.
Jolly Seniors want you to experience a warm fellowship with people
who care for one another, an enjoyable time filled with great food,
fun, interesting programs and a spiritual lift to encourage you in
free transportation, please contact the church office at 732-7618.
The meeting will be at the church Fellowship Center, 205 N. Hamilton