We were blessed to receive Pastor Berndt as Pastor of Zion Lutheran Church. The special service of Rite of Installation and Holy Communion and took place on Sunday June 22, 2014. Pastor Clint Poppe of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Lincoln NE was guest preacher.
The church was filled with guest Pastors and members of both Zion Lutheran Church and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Pastor Berndt's previous church).
Following the service the congregation welcomed the Pastor and his family with a potluck dinner in the Fellowship Hall.
Preacher: Pastor Clint Poppe of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Lincoln NE
Installing Officiant: Rev. Russell Sommerfeld, President of LCMS - Nebraska District
Liturgist: Rev. Martin Greunke, Vacancy Pastor
Lectors: Vicar Daniel Speckard, Pastor Ryan Speckhard, Pastor Benjamin Siebert.
Choir Director: Rev. Stephan Bartelt
Organist: Lynne Eifert
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Here pictures from the installation service & dinner. Photos curtesy of Richard Thies.