Zion Lutheran welcomes new pastor

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Terry Rebert
Terry Rebert

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.