–by Sylvania AdVantage Staff
PUBLICATION DATE: 10.18.16
Zion Lutheran Church of Ottawa Lake, Mich., announced that Pastor Terry Rebert has accepted the Divine Call to be the 17th Head Pastor of its congregation. The 156-year-old church, which was founded during the Civil War, is located at 8307 Memorial Hwy.
Pastor Rebert has a long heritage of being trained in the Lutheran Church and serving the country. He has served congregations in the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod in Chicago, Detroit and Rochester Hills, for 27 years, including one year of active military service as an Army Chaplain during Desert Shield/Storm. Recently, Pastor Rebert started a mission congregation in Lake Orion. He also is a licensed addiction counselor on the staff of health and wellness counseling and on the board of directors of the American Red Cross and Brian’s Hope, a heroin and opiate prevention and education organization.
His installation will be Nov. 6 at 10:15 a.m. with a fall harvest dinner following the service.