Pastor Russ Installed as The James E. Rasmussen and Duane M. Skow Chair In Pastoral Excellence

November 14, 2018

Please join us this Sunday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. for a special service at Luther Memorial Church. The Reverend Russell Lackey will be installed as The James E. Rasmussen and Duane M. Skow Chair In Pastoral Excellence.

Created by gifts from Sandra Rasmussen and Kurt and Lynette Rasmussen to honor Sandra’s late husband James and Lynette’s deceased father Duane, The Rasmussen-Skow Chair is established to preserve and strengthen Grand View’s commitment to provide excellent pastoral leadership for current and future generations of students as well as enable Grand View’s ministries and its partnership with Luther Memorial Church to become a model for the larger Lutheran Church.

Pastor Russ has served Grand View University and Luther Memorial Church as the Sr. Campus pastor since 2012. A graduate of Westmont College, Pastor Russ completed his Master of Divinity degree at Luther Seminary and is currently finishing his Doctor of Ministry degree in Christian Leadership from Duke Divinity.

A light reception will follow the service.