In Memoriam
The Rev. Yutaka Kishino
We have received word of the death of

The Rev. Yutaka Kishino
on January 28, 2022

Pastor Yutaka and Nancy (Daubert) Kishino were married on June 10, 1979. Pastor Yutaka was ordained on July 8, 1979. He served as Pacifica Synod's Mission Director from 1989 until 2005. In his time as a Mission Developer, he was called to the Pan Asian Ministry for Orange County (housed at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Huntington Beach) from 2010-2013. Over his years of ministry, he also served as an Interim Pastor for various congregations, including St. Andrew in Whittier, Good Shepherd in Claremont and Lord of Life in Moreno Valley. Pastor Yutaka retired on December 1, 2015.

Please keep Pastor Yutaka's wife, Nancy, children Katie and Andrew, and all who grieve in your prayers.

Cards or notes of condolences may be sent to:
Nancy Kishino
3681 Sunnyside Drive, #20144
Riverside, CA 92506

If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's.
Romans 14:8

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