Three years ago, I said “yes” to God, and the church said “yes” to me in affirming my call toward Word and Service ministry. Three years ago today, I was formally consecrated as a minister of Word and Service, a Deacon in our church. Set apart for formal ministry. And now, three years later in the eyes of a church, I am seen as ordained … Continue reading What does it mean, to me, to be a Deacon today?
As part of my Lenten journey this year, I will be blogging daily using the themes or words created by the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin in partnership with other ELCA synods for “Lent Photo a Day.” The word for today, March 2nd, is “Called.” On this second day of Lent, now that the ashes have been washed from our foreheads, I am thinking about what … Continue reading How are you #Called?
Looking back at 2016, there was a fantastic weekend in early November that has been giving me joy ever since. Allison was ordained, and I was consecrated as a Deacon. Continue reading Consecration and Ordination
Being able to share this wonderful news fills my heart with joy! My wife Allison Siburg has been called to serve alongside the people of Salem Lutheran Church in Fontanelle, Nebraska as their pastor. It’s a wonderful congregation full of great people with beautiful stories that I am excited to hear and see. Allison’s and my life together has been a beautiful journey from PLU and focuses … Continue reading Save the Dates!