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Installation of Pastor Jeff Lilley as 12th Pastor of LCH

The installation service began with musical offerings by children and youth of the congregation.

Two children playing violinA child playing the piano

A child playing the organ preludeA child playing the cello

David Del Rocco chanting from Psalm 117 
The blowing of the pu (conch shell), followed by Hawaiian chant (right) and The Queen’s Prayer established an Hawaiian context for worship.

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Bishop Finck preaching 
Bishop Murray Finck of the Pacifica Synod (left) brought greetings and preached.

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Bishop Finck, assisted by former LCH Intern Katy Grindberg, examining Pastor Lilley. 
Bishop Finck led the service of installation, questioning Pastor Lilley (right) and then asking for the congregation’s acceptance of him as our pastor.

All the clergy present were invited to come forward to lay hands on Pastor Lilley for the blessing and laying on of hands (below).

All the clergy lay hands on Pastor Lilley for the prayer of installation

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Linda Miller presents a shell for baptism 
Tokens of ministry were then presented.

Linda Miller, representing the Learning Ministry Committee, and children of the congregation presented a shell for baptism.

Call Committee presents a lectionary book 
Members of the Call Committee presented a Lectionary Bible.

Brian Weis presents the chasuble 
Brian Weis, council president, and members of the Church Council vested Pastor Lilley with the chasuble.

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The F.R.O.G.S. Choir sang for the Installation 
Music for the service was presented by the 8:00 O’Clock Ensemble, the LCH Choir, the F.R.O.G.S. Choir of LCH children (right), and the Compline Choir (below).

The Compline Choir sang for the Installation

Bishop Finck, Pastor Lilley and the clergy in attendance. 
Following the service, Bishop Finck and Pastor Lilley posed for a picture with the assisting ministers and the clergy who attended.

A delicious dinner was served following worship 
A delicious meal was served following worship, giving everyone a chance to fellowship together.

Jean, Meghan, and Jeff Lilley 
Pastor Lilley’s wife Jean and daughter, Meghann, were travelled to Honolulu for the Installation. Mrs. Lilley will rejoin her husband in a few weeks.

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