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Service of Ordination for Julie Eklund
July 9, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A joy in our covenantal life is celebrating with our brothers and sisters the milestones in ministry.
On July 9, Julie Eklund of Spring Creek United Church of Christ will be ordained to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament by the Prairie Association. Julie has been called to serve as Pastor and Teacher of Redeemer United Church of Christ in Sussex, Wisconsin. She is a 2017 graduate of the Chicago Theological Seminary and a member at Spring Creek.
Please plan to celebrate God’s call on Julie at a festive and faith-filled Service of Ordination to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, Ill.
A meal of celebration will immediately follow the worship service. Please indicate your intention to accept this invitation by telephoning the church office at (815) 877-2576 or e-mailing Church Administrator Mr. Bob Black at email@example.com
Clergy are invited to gather at 2:45 to robe and process (red stoles).
The church is fully accessible and the building is air-conditioned.
Grace, peace, and anticipating a joyful celebration,
Rev. Kathy Lawes
Associate Conference Minister Serving Prairie and Western Associations
Illinois Conference United Church of Christ