The Glory Has Departed


Norma Boeckler, Artist-in-Residence

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Saved worship files and Greek lessons are at the live worship link.

email: greg.jackson.edlp@gmail.com,
which works as gregjacksonedlp@gmail.com too.

Luther's Sermons, Lenker Series
Book of Concord Selections
Bente's Historical Introductions,
and Martin Chemnitz Press Books

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Where Are They Now? - The First WELS Female Pastor.
More Will Follow

Latte "Lutheran" Church was a bust;
they never realized how funny and pathetic this photo was.
http://www.cocboise.org/site/cpage.asp?cpage_id=140029697&sec_id=140006802

Kristen Koepsell:

Staff Minister Kristen Koepsell graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College in 2003 with a B.A. in Psychology and minors in Communication and Theology, and is Synodically-certified as a Staff Minister from Martin Luther College. She served as Staff Minister at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Middleton, WI, from 2003 until 2012.  As Coordinator of Music and Elementary Education & Fellowship at Cross of Christ, Kristen accompanies worship services, directs all choirs, and mentors other musicians of all ages in using their gifts in worship. She also coordinates Sunday school and Youth Ministries for grades Kindergarten through 5th.

Kristen likes to spend her free time keeping up with friends and family scattered about the country; reading (esp. sci-fi and classic literature) and writing; listening to, playing, and writing music; resale/thrift/consignment shopping, and pursuing both spiritual and physical fitness.

Email Kristen Koepsell at kristen.koepsell@cocboise.org.

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http://ichabodthegloryhasdeparted.blogspot.com/2009/05/rev-kristen-administers-means-of-grace.html


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Rev. Kristen: "I say this with a full and complete understanding (and appreciation!) of the fact that the actual work is done by the Holy Spirit through the means of grace – but it is a great privilege and a great joy to be an instrument in ‘administering God’s grace’ in the form of worship gatherings."

Rev Kristen was going to lead a session for MLC's "Evangelism Day" which is an annual Church and Change extravaganza, its list now kept secret from me. I published this and that was changed. 

http://ichabodthegloryhasdeparted.blogspot.com/2011/03/st-andrew-lutheran-latte-church.html

Kristen Koepsell - Minister of Worship

Kristen Koepsell
As Staff Minister of Worship, Kristen is responsible for planning and implementing all worship opportunities at St. Andrew. She also oversees the large corps of worship volunteers who serve in many and varied capacities each week. Music is the largest part of the worship ministry at St. Andrew, but the worship ministry also includes lay readers, dramatic and visual arts, hospitality ministries and audio/visual tech support. Kristen works with Pastor Hunter to study biblical worship principles and practices, evaluate current worship practices at St. Andrew, and define future directions for St. Andrew's worship ministry.
Kristen has been involved in worship ministry since she began singing in church with her Sunday school class at four years old, and greatly enjoys carrying on that part of her family's legacy. She graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran College in 2003 with a B.A. in Psychology and minors in Communication and Theology, and is currently pursuing Staff Ministry certification from Martin Luther College. When she's not writing services or running rehearsals, Kristen spends her time reading (her favorites being science fiction, classic literature and contemporary non-fiction), playing piano, writing music, running, and staying connected with friends and family.
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GJ - WELS is so eager to toss pastors under the bus, so they must shake their heads when a few Changers can pose a woman as a pastor and get away with it. Career problem? Not at all. 
Church and Changers are always protected by the people who run the sect - Mark Jeske, Mark Schroeder, and the rest.
The head of Staph Ministry in WELS
will not answer questions unless the students call him "Dr. Olson."
At Yale every professor had a real PhD, sometimes two,
so all of them were called Mr.