New pastor installed

Trinity Lutheran Church in Silver Creek installed a new pastor on Oct. 6. The Rev. Travis Grubbs will serve a dual parish with Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gowanda. Pictured are the pastors who officiated at the special communion service. Left to right. Top row: Rev. Kenneth Zitsch, St. John’s, Angola; Rev. Donald Loos, St. John’s. Angola; Rev. Thomas Lutz, St. Paul’s. Eden; Rev. Bill Novack, St. Paul’s, Fredonia. Front row: Eastern District President Chris Wisher who served as installer and sermonist; Rev. Travis Grubbs; Eastern District First Vice- President Karl Haeussler. The congregation held a celebratory fellowship dinner following the worship service.