At a congregational meeting on Sunday afternoon, September 12, members of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection voted 88-2 in favor of extending a part-time two year call to Pastor Blair A’Hearn. Pastor A’Hearn has served congregations in Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois and is currently working towards a Masters Degree in Counseling and Mental Healthat UNI. At Resurrection he will be leading the Evening Song Worshipalong with his wife Lyn on Wednesdays and working to develop small groups within the congregation.
A Service of Installation is scheduled for Sunday, September 19, at the 8:15 First Light Worship with Assistant to the Bishop, Pastor Julie Higgs from the Southeast Iowa Synod officiating. Pastor A’Hearn will preach at the 11:00 Praise in the Park worship service that same day in Marion Square Park.