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Welcome to Washington Prairie Lutheran Church
Please join us for worship on Sundays
1725 Washington Prairie Rd
Decorah, IA 52101
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A Special Message from Pastor Mark
July 5, 2015
Dear Sisters and Brothers of Washington Prairie Lutheran Church,
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ!
Last Sunday, June 28, the members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sparta, Wisconsin voted to call me as their senior pastor. The vote passed and they have issued me a call. I have received the call, and after much prayer and discernment, I have accepted. I will begin at Trinity on August 23 and my last Sunday at Washington Prairie will be August 9.
After August 9, I will not be available to conduct or participate in such events as funerals, weddings, hospital calls, emergencies, or any other functions carried out by a pastor of Washington Prairie. That does not mean that my love for you is any less, but our relationship will change; I will always be a brother and friend in Christ, but will no longer be your pastor.
We (Ann, Aaron, Jacob, and Caleb and I) are so grateful for our time among you and to be part of such a loving congregation.
Paul’s words to the church in Philippi sum up perfectly how we feel about you:
I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will bring it to completion by the day of Jesus Christ.
In the love of Jesus Christ,
Pastor Mark Kvale