SILVER RUN — St. Mary's turns 230 years old
St. Mary's United Church of Christ will celebrate its 230th year Sunday with a special morning service and an afternoon dedication ceremony for its new addition.
Worship will be at 10 a.m. with special music from the combined choirs. The 3 p.m. service will commemorate the planning and dedication of the congregation, which has spent seven years making the new addition a reality.
The church, which is handicapped accessible, is at 1441 E. Mayberry Road. Information: 346-7977.
New pastor called to Faith Lutheran
The congregation of Faith Lutheran Church has called the Rev. James Stoltenberg to be its new pastor. He will lead his first service at 9 a.m. Sunday, followed by a fellowship hour.
The Rev. Stoltenberg is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and Concordia Seminary in Springfield, Mo. He and his wife, Judy, have two daughters, Sarah and Melea, and a son, Benjamin.
Installation services will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 4, with a reception afterward.