The Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield community is invited to participate in a special ceremony taking place next month. Former Grace Lutheran Church Pastor L. Rudy Beyer is the honored guest at a “Celebration of Ministry” as he transitions to the next phase of his ministry.
The celebration will take place Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Amherst, Mass., located at 867 N Pleasant St. in Amherst. Pastor Beyer served as pastor of Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield from 1974 through 1993, and among his many accomplishments during that time he helped to organize the West Springfield Parish Association. For more, read the full history of Grace Lutheran Church.