On March 1, Christ Lutheran Church, 701 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood welcomed Kenneth R. Lentz to lead the congregation in celebrating the legacy of the Lutheran faith.
Lentz received his bachelor of arts degree at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, where he also received his masters of divinity at Trinity Seminary. He then traveled to Germany to attend the University of Heidelberg where he received his doctorate in theology.
Lentz has served parishes in Germany, Ohio, California, Arizona, Hawaii and Florida. This includes a nine-year call at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Venice, where he resides.
Appointed by the Bishop of the Evangelical Church of America, Lentz intends to continue the outreach ministries of the church in the community, expand the fellowship of CLC through connecting and sharing God’s word.
For more about the church, call 941-474-1989.