Celebrating Upcoming
Installations & Ordinations
in the Pacifica Synod
Installation of the Rev. Bekki Lohrmann
St. Peter's by the Sea, San Diego
Sunday, May 16 - 4:30 p.m. PDT/1:30 p.m. HST
We invite you to pray for and celebrate with the congregation of St. Peter's by the Sea, San Diego and the Rev. Bekki Lohrmann as she is installed as their called pastor on Sunday, May 16 at 4:30 p.m. (PDT). You may view the livestream of the service on YouTube here. Pastor Bekki began her call with St. Peter's by the Sea in March 2021.

Pastor Bekki Lohrmann is a native of the east coast, born in central PA and raised in Upstate NY. She went to Valparaiso University where she met her husband, Marcus, who is the pastor at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in La Mesa. She is a graduate of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Her first call was to Faith Lutheran Church in Joliet, IL after which, she and Marcus served together as co-pastors at Holden Village in the North Cascade Mountains of WA state. She and Marcus are the proud parents of Elijah, a bright, rambunctious two year old.  She loves worship, liturgy and preaching and when she’s not working and its not COVID time, she enjoys back yard get togethers with friends, time with family, walking and taking improv comedy classes.
Ordination of the Rev. Juli Patten
Saturday, May 22 - 10:00 a.m. HST/1:00 p.m. PDT
Waianae, Hawai'i
You are invited to lift the Rev. Juli Patten up in prayer as she is ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament on Saturday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m. HST/1:00 p.m. PDT at Maluhia Lutheran Church, Waianae, Hawai'i. The service will be streamed live on Pastor Juli's Facebook page.

Pastor Juli serves Christ Lutheran Church, San Clemente. The ministry is a second career for Pastor Juli, who had a full and satisfying teaching career in Hawaii before graduating from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley with a Master of Divinity degree and completing a one-year internship at Davis Lutheran in Davis, California. 

Pr. Juli and her wife, Michelle, who has her own consulting company and works from the comfort of their home, have relocated to San Clemente from the small town of Waianae on Oahu’s leeward coast. Between them they have five grown children. 
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