It is my pleasure to share the good news that Pastor Ron Boettner will be installed as Interim Pastor of Central Lutheran Church on Sunday, March 23. Pastor Ron and wife Karleen come from Forest Lake, MN where they have lived for 22 years. Ron has served in five Lutheran congregations in Minnesota over the last 27 years in a variety of capacities, i.e. Lead Pastor of two congregations, Co-Pastor, Associate Pastor and Solo Pastor. In addition Ron has been a Heart Surgery Technician at Abbot Northwestern and Biology Teacher and Coach.
Karleen has been teaching ninth grade English in Forest Lake for the last 21 years. They have three children; Son, Tim, Lt. USCG, and serves in Cheboygan, MI and daughter and son in-law, Kirsten (editor)and Reese Shanahan (chiropractor), granddaughter Maren, they live in Loretto, MN. and daughter Sarah, R.N. and grandson Nathan, they live in Prior Lake, MN. Ron and Karleen love God’s people and look forward to supporting the people and ministries of Central Lutheran. They currently are active in and facilitate “Cleansing Stream” ministries at North Heights Lutheran in Arden Hills, MN. and are members at First Lutheran in White Bear Lake, MN.
Thank you to each of you for your prayers in this process of identifying, interviewing and employing an Interim Pastor. Please begin to pray for Ron as he anticipates and begins his ministry amongst us as Interim Pastor. A reception will take place in the lobby on Sunday, March 23 throughout the morning.
Thanks for your partnership in Making Disciples of Jesus!
Central Lutheran Church