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Class Notes – October 2016

The Rev. Dr. Leah SchadeAuthor Discussion of Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit

This is your chance to talk with the author of Creation-Crisis Preaching, The Rev. Dr. Leah Schade (MDiv 2000, PhD 2014), Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship at Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, Kentucky. Ask questions, discuss ideas, and learn more about how you can incorporate Creation-care into your congregation, preaching, ministry and life.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 1:45 – 2:30 pm EDT
Free Conference Dial-in Number: 1-712-432-0375 | Participant Access Code: 1071196#
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Alumni Updates

Moose Flores in VirginiaMoose Flores, MDiv 2013 | Interim Youth Minister, Epiphany Lutheran Church, Elmhurst, Illinois

On 10/12 I began as Interim Youth Director at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Elmhurst, IL. This is a great step forward for my ever-evolving career path, and it also marks my first official move out of Michigan, my home state. #TBTG



The Rev. Jay C. Klick, BD 1960

The Rev. Jay C. Klick died on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

Following his ordination by the Ministerium of Pennsylvania in 1960, Pastor Klick was called to the congregation of Zion in Womelsdorf. He served there until 1964 when he received a call to the Springtown-Durham Parish. From 1969 until 1972, Pastor Klick served at the assistant pastor at Good Shepherd, Easton. In 1972, he was called to Zion Lehigh, Alburtis, where he served until 1985. From 1985 until his retirement in 1998, Pastor Klick served the congregation of Holy Trinity in Kingston. In addition to his parish responsibilities, Pastor Klick also served for a time as chair of the synod’s Commission on Social Ministry and Committee on Justice and Social Change. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of the former Lutheran Welfare Service.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed.

Condolences may be sent to Pastor Klick’s Wife, Sandra, 83 St. Matthew Road Lititz, PA 17543.

courtesy Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod, ELCA


The Rev. Jay Donald ReaThe Rev. Jay Donald Rea, BD 1953

The Rev. Jay Donald Rea, retired pastor, died on Sunday, October 2, 2016.

He served several congregations in during his years of ministry. He is survived by his wife Diane, son John and his wife Pastor Stacey-Kyle Rea, son David and his wife Grace Paulus, son Jay Jr. and his wife Darima Dugersuren, sister Carol and her husband Jim Sullivan, 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews, along with many relatives and friends, especially The Rev. Dr. Wesley L. and Mrs. Cynthia Hamlin of New Castle, Delaware, and The Rev. Kenneth C. Heurermann of Camillus, New York.

A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 11, 2016, at 2:00 pm at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5th Avenue and Harry Street, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the J. Donald Rea Scholarship at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 508 Harry Street, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428.

Condolences may be sent to Diane Rea, 12131 Shannondell Drive, Audubon, Pennsylvania 19403.

courtesy Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod, ELCA; Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home

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