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Transfer of Ordination & Installation at Ascension Lutheran Church
August 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ascension Lutheran Church to Install New Pastor
Citrus Heights – Reverend Scott B. Jones will be installed as Lead Pastor at Ascension Lutheran Church on Saturday, August 18 at 2:00 pm. Pastor Scott will first be Ordained as an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Pastor after serving as an ordained Evangelical Covenant Church Pastor and completing the ELCA ordination requirements. The Installation as Ascension’s Lead Pastor will follow. ELCA Sierra Pacific Synod Bishop Mark Holmerud will officiate with other ELCA pastors present.
Pastor Scott is returning to California where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He then began a career in foodservice management in California and Nevada.
His career change was launched in 2009 when he earned a Master of Divinity Degree at the North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL He then served two years as Associate Pastor at Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church in Oak Lawn, IL. Most recently, he served eight years as Senior Pastor at Hilltop Covenant Church in Cromwell, CT. Pastor Scott is excited to return to the Sacramento area where he grew up and still has extensive family ties.
Ascension President Bill Moyer reported that Ascension Lutheran Church and Preschool are very pleased to have Pastor Scott join us with his gifts in preaching and worship leadership, evangelism and pastoral care. His experience in mission outreach and community involvement will be invaluable to Ascension and the surrounding community in the years ahead.
The community is invited to attend this special ordination and installation service and to stay for refreshments afterward. Ascension was established 58 years ago and is located at 7607 Garden Gate Drive (next to St Patrick Court) in Citrus Heights. For more information, contact Parish Assistant, Susan Van Vliet, at 916-723-5223 or email email@example.com.
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