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King of Kings Lutheran in Port Richey set to install new pastor

PORT RICHEY — The Rev. Stephen Kauffman will be installed at 4 p.m. Nov. 1 at King of Kings Lutheran Church.

He previously ministered for 28 years in Grand Rapids, Mich., and in New Jersey, and has already begun serving as pastor of King of Kings.

His wife, Deborah Kauffman, arrived in the area last spring after accepting a position with the Southwest Florida Water Management District. She found a home and prepared for the arrival of Kauffman, who was managing the relocation chores up north.

The Kauffmans have an adult son and daughter who are pursuing careers in other places, and their first grandchild is expected in November.

Attending and participating in the installation will be the Rev. Rita Gardner-Tweed, assistant to the bishop of the Florida-Bahamas Synod, and the Rev. Joy Waters, dean of pastors of the Gulf Coast Conference, as well as many area clergymen and clergywomen. Special music will be provided by a combined choir, instrumentalists and soloists.

Following the installation service, a banquet will be held in the social hall of the church at 10337 U.S. 19.

King of Kings Lutheran in Port Richey set to install new pastor 10/23/09 [Last modified: Friday, October 23, 2009 8:27pm]
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