NOW:53150:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
32°
H 32° L 32°
Cloudy | 9MPH

Hales Corners Lutheran Welcomes New Senior Pastor

Jan. 13, 2012

Hales Corners Lutheran Church, one of the most prominent Lutheran churches in the Milwaukee area, is proud to announce the upcoming installation of its new Senior Pastor on Saturday, January 21st at 5:30 pm.

Pastor Keith Speaks, former Senior Pastor at Fountain of Life Lutheran Church in Kernersville, North Carolina, will begin pastoral duties at HCLC in January, 2012. Pastor Keith was called to HCLC to replace retiring Senior Pastor Mike Ernst who has successfully led this thriving congregation and has joyfully served southeastern Wisconsin for the past 19 years. Pastor Mike fervently supported the mission of reaching people for Jesus Christ and sharing God’s joy with others. During his tenure, as the faith life of many church members deepened, a great number of people also came to know Christ through HCLC. Now the largest church in the history of the Missouri Synod, a noteworthy percentage of growth has been to un-churched and to people who have given up on church in the past.

Additional church activities include local and global missionary outreach such as: providing regular meals and food staples to hundreds of Milwaukee area families in need; the Ebenezer Food Pantry; Soup For the Soul program; connecting with other agencies to aid Milwaukee’s “center city”; and sending short term mission teams to Guatemala, the Czech Republic, Haiti, San Diego, etc.

As a cradle to grave ministry, HCLC will continue the church’s pledge to serve people of all ages in the Milwaukee area and beyond through its church facilities, schools, community center, senior living center, and other missionary callings. As he begins his service at HCLC, Pastor Keith is excited to grow this blessed ministry and “…to get together with others who are sold out for Christ to help make a big difference in people’s lives.”

Hales Corners Lutheran Church is looking forward to continuing its positive work in southeast Wisconsin during this transition and well into the future.

For more information, please contact Randy Masbruch, Executive Director of Hales Corners Lutheran Church, at 414-529-6700, x109.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Westbound I-94 near Miller Park to close for 31 hours beginning Friday night 12/18

» Muskego gets recreation manager 12/15

» Both incumbents file for New Berlin School Board 12/15

» Antique apple growers ask to plant at New Berlin Historic Park 12/15

» Eisenhower girls beat Shorewood, 50-32 12/12

» West Allis man sentenced for voting twice in 2012 presidential election 12/10

» New Berlin Boy Scouts cleared for campout in park 12/9

» New Berlin drops some swim lessons due to lifeguard shortage 12/9

» New Berlin landmark status could be ahead for three 1800s buildings 12/4

» United Way agencies in Milwaukee, Waukesha announce merger Updated:  12/4

» New Berlin police looking for man who approached girl 12/2

» New Berlin police investigating driver's suspicious contact with girl 12/2

» Crews clear crash that closed southbound I-43 lane at Beloit Road Updated:  11/29

» Fixing New Berlin Eisenhower swimming pool among school recommendations 11/24

» School heating, cooling projects win most support in New Berlin survey 11/17

» New Berlin may get hospital emergency department 11/17

» Signature gathering to start soon for Muskego Common Council 11/17

» New Berlin School District sells former Glen Park Elementary School 11/17

» New Berlin boys volleyball falls in state-title match 11/15

» New Berlin United catch fire in fourth, reach state semis 11/14

» Paul Farrow announces for Waukesha County executive 11/14

» Vrakas to retire as Waukesha County exec, sparking likely GOP tussle Updated:  11/13

» Waukesha County keeps taxes flat in 2015 budget 11/12

» Muskego parks, recreation director resigns after reshuffle 11/12

» Muskego may cut days, hours for fireworks displays at homes 11/12

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT