After worship on Sunday, July 20, the Rev. George Carlson will give a presentation about the Lutheran Refugee Resettlement program downstairs in Fellowship Hall. Please join us!
Pastor Carlson grew up on a farm in east-central Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree mathematics. After teaching high school math for two years, he entered Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. Ordained in 1971, he has served several congregations in Wisconsin; as executive director at Lutherdale Bible Camp; and as bishop of the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin. He and his wife Solveig currently serve as co-chairs of the synod refugee resettlement task team. Married in 1965, they have three adult children and four grandchildren.
For more information about our synod’s refugee task force, visit http://www.scsw-elca.org/refugee_task_force.aspx.
For more information about the national Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, follow this link.