Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Members and friends of Ostmark Lutheran Church-ELCA in rural Watkins will honor Pastor Melinda Melhus at a farewell reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at the church. Pastor Melhus will preach and conduct the morning services at 9 a.m., which will be followed by a coffee hour. There will be a baptism, reception of new members during the service, as well as special music. In the afternoon, everyone is invited to visit with Pastor Melhus during the farewell reception in the church fellowship hall. She has served Ostmark as the first full-time pastor for the past five years.