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Terese Whitten Ordination

Terese Whitten Ordination

On Sunday, February 18, 2024, Rev. Terese Whitten was ordained at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Oregon, IL by Bishop Dan Selbo of the North American Lutheran Church (NALC). Rev. Terese is now serving Good Shepherd Lutheran Parish which includes St. Paul and St. John Lutheran Church in Creston, IL.

Among the clergy attending the ordination service were Bishop Dan Selbo, three of her classmates from ILT (Rev. Teresa Peters, Rev. Chère Riedel and Vicar Aaron Dawson). Other pastors included Rev. Carl Rasmussen, Rev. Carlin Ours, Dean of the Great Rivers Mission District and Rev. Tom Thorstadt. Local clergy from both the NALC and LCMC attended this joyful celebration.