By the grace of Almighty God, your prayers and online presence are requested at a celebration of the Rite of Ordination for Christopher Dale Shealy into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament.
On Saturday, June 5th, two thousand and twenty-one at two in the afternoon, the ordination will take place at Grace Lutheran Church, located in Prosperity, SC.
The Reverend Ginny Aebischer, Bishop of the South Carolina Synod will be presiding at this ordination and the Reverend Eric Fink, Pastor at Living Springs Lutheran Church in Columbia, will be preaching.
Christopher has been called to serve as pastor at Mt. Hebron Lutheran Church in Leesville.
All ordained, consecrated and commissioned ministers are invited to robe and participate. Red is the color of the day.
For the health and safety of all, masks are required to attend this service.
Almighty and merciful God, you built your Church on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, and you instituted the office of the holy ministry so that apostolic and prophetic Word might be heard throughout the ages. Grant that this new pastor may minister faithfully in the power of your Spirit; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen