The congregation of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenwood Lake will welcome the Reverend Lauretta Dietrich as their new pastor at a special Service of Installation to be held on Sun., Apr. 29 at 4 p.m. at the church, located at 25 Waterstone Rd. in Greenwood Lake NY.
The Reverend Ernest Mossl, Dean of the Delaware-Hudson Conference of the Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will install Pastor Dietrich as the called pastor of Grace Lutheran Church. A`ll are invited to attend.
Pastor Dietrich began her call at Grace Lutheran Church on Feb. 1 of this year, after the church’s call committee underwent the extensive process of choosing a new pastor. The congregation then had the opportunity to meet with Pastor Dietrich and attend a worship service she led, followed by an overwhelming vote for her to become their new pastor.
Rev. Dietrich has been a pastor for over 21 years and has served various congregations in New York State. She is originally from Philadelphia, PA and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education of the deaf, is certified in elementary education, and holds a Master of Divinity degree from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.
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