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Aloha to Interim Pastor Steve Jensen

Social hour in the courtyardAfter a momentous year of preparing and searching for a new pastor, members and friends gathered to say aloha to our interim pastor for the last year, the Rev. Steve Jensen. The evening began with a social hour in the courtyard (right).


Enjoying potluck supper 
 
 
As with any LCH social gathering, there was a bountiful potluck...


Cake for Pastor Steve 
 
 
 
 
...and a cake honoring Pastor Steve.


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Bob Zimmer 
 
 
Following dinner, everyone moved into the Nave for a program, MCed by Search Committee Chair Bob Zimmer (left).


The program involved reminiscences and thanks from many leaders of the congregation (below).

Don Person Peggy Anderson Karyn C. Stephen Schmidt
Don Person Peggy Anderson Karyn C. Stephen Schmidt
Linda Miller Jeanette Hansen Chuck Huxel Carl Crosier
Linda Miller Jeanette Hansen Chuck Huxel Carl Crosier
Fred Benco Irmgard Hörmann Olivia Castro Mary Fastenau
Fred Benco Irmgard Hörmann Olivia Castro Mary Fastenau

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Ark quilt 
 
In among the talks, Georgine Stark sand her moving rendition of “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.”

Several of the speakers also presented Pastor Steve with tokens of appreciation, including Marine service patches and an ark quilt (right).


Brian Weis 
 
 
 
 
The final speaker was by Council President Brian Weis.


Interim Pastor Steve Jensen 
 
 
 
 
 
Pastor Steve responded with comments on his year with LCH and words of thanks and encouragement for our future with our new pastor.


The congregation singing the Navy hymn 
 
 
The evening ended with everyone joining in the singing of “Eternal Father, Strong to Save,” the Navy hymn.


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