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New Workers to MNS District

The new worker orientation for pastors, teachers and commissioned ministers new to the Minnesota South District LCMS in the past year was held at Camp Omega on Sept. 20‐21, 2012. MNS District Staff welcomed the new workers and their families, and wished God's blessings on their ministries. 

Front row (l-r): Teacher Phil and his wife Chelsea Sagissor - King of Kings in Roseville, Rev. Yia Vang - St. Stephanus in St. Paul, Rev. Daniel Larsen - Bethany in Wabasso, Rev. David Schroeder - Our Savior in Excelsior, Director of Equipping Fran Green - Holy Cross in Rochester, DCE Rebekah Schumacher - Christ Victorious in Chaska, Anna Koglin - Redeemer in Rochester. Back row (l-r): Rev. Joel and Terri Sutton - St. James in Holland, Rev. Christopher and Stephanie Kollman - Messiah in Mounds View, Susan Vang - St. Stephanus in St. Paul, Stacy Larsen - Bethany in Wabasso, Teacher Hannah Shockey - King of Kings in Roseville, Rev. Michael and Melissa Schuette - Bethlehem in Morristown, Rev. Adam Koglin and son, Aaron, - Redeemer in Rochester. Not pictured: Rev. Juan and Heather Palm of Trinity in Morristown.