Deacon Sheri Nelson and her family on the recent death of Sheri's mother Doris Strong.
Word has been received of the death of Rev. Dr. Marc Kolden on July 15, 2017.
Marc Kolden was born January 15, 1940 in Bemidji, Minnesota. He married Sally Bakke in 1962. Rev. Kolden received a BA in 1962 from Harvard University in Massachusetts, a BD in 1966 from Luther Seminary in Minnesota, an MA in 1969 and a PhD in 1976 from the University of Chicago Divinity School. He was ordained in the American Lutheran Church in 1978. Rev. Kolden served as Faculty of the Hamma School of Theology in Springfield, Ohio and Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was Associate Pastor at Our Redeemer in Helena, Montana and the first Director of the Northern Rockies Institute of Theology for the Montana Synod. Please keep his family and friends in your prayers.
Communities and congregations in our synod as they work in the call process to select new rostered leaders.