Farewell celebration planned for Pastor Scottie – June 11

April 5th, 2017 by re-admin

A farewell celebration is planned for Pastor Scottie and Myra Burkhalter for June 11 following worship (11 am) at our picnic pavilion. Pastor Scottie has accepted a full-time call to the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center Residency in Clinical Pastoral Education starting June 12. We invite current members of Redeemer, former members, family members, friends and area clergy to attend and celebrate Pastor Scottie’s 8 years at Redeemer.

On Tuesday, 04 April 2017, the Redeemer Lutheran Church Council met and approved the following:

• In accordance with Chapter 9, The Pastor , *C9.05 a. 1) and 2) of The Constitution for Redeemer Lutheran Church as well as the ELCA policies and procedures manual, by mutual agreement, the council has accepted a letter of resignation from Reverend Scottie J. Burkhalter, effective June 11, 2017.

• Redeemer Lutheran Church Council will proceed to work with the ELCA South Carolina Synod to place an Interim Pastor as soon as possible after June 11, 2017.