Grace Lutheran Church West Springfield is pleased to offer congratulations to Pastor Daphne Burt, who was called yesterday to serve His mission as the pastor of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Hamden, Conn.
Pastor Burt has served as a frequent guest pastor and friend to many at Grace Lutheran Church. Most recently she served as Intentional Interim Minister at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Staten Island, N.Y.
An ordained pastor for 25 years, Pastor Burt earned her M.Div. from the The Catholic University of America in 1983, and in 2002 her D.Min. from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. She has served in a variety of church and educational settings in the eastern U.S., including as chaplain and religion and philosophy teacher at the Williston Northampton School in Easthampton.
The Grace community wishes Pastor Burt all of God’s blessings.