Jacob Benson, originally from Worland, WY, was ordained and installed as Pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Orange on June 22nd. Jacob graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN on May 18, 2018 and was married to Mary in Sussex, WI two days later! Mary, graduated from Concordia University-Wisconsin where she studied history and classical education.
The ordination service of scripture readings, Psalms, hymns, and prayers focused on the work of the Holy Spirit through His ministers. The service was led by The Reverend Dr. Arthur Just of Concordia Theological Seminary with New England District President Timothy Yeadon conducting the ordination.
Jacob and Mary are excited to call Orange home and pray that God would bless them, and the people of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church with every blessing that He has promised to His Church.