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Rite of Ordination for Kerryn Oliver @ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89878572440
Aug 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The Northeast Association of the Iowa Conference invites you to participate in the Rite of Ordination for Kerryn Oliver on August 16, 2020 at 4:30 pm.  Members and friends of the Conference are invited to join via Zoom through the invitation below.

In addition to attending via Zoom, people are invited to send a photo greeting, a cutout symbol of hands, doves, or other “spirit” symbols, or any greeting of your choice to aldenucc@gmail.com, or P O Box 45 Alden, IA 50006. Greetings and symbols will be used in the altar area during the service.

More about Kerryn:  Kerryn Oliver has served as the Associate Pastor of the Alden and Jewell United Church of Christ since 2005. She is a graduate of the CENTER/LEARN program, holds a Masters degree in Education from Viterbo Unitersity, A Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Iowa, and an Associate of Arts degree from Ellsworth Community College. She is certified with the International End of Life Doula Association. She has also taught music in the public schools for 22 years. She and her husband, Mike, have two grown children: Erin (Brett) Bandow of Iowa Falls, and Mark (Michelle) Oliver of Alden, six grandchildren, two spoiled dogs and two spoiled cats. Kerryn’s hobbies include reading, flower gardening, and playing the piano.

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Ordination of Kerryn Oliver
Time: Aug 16, 2020 04:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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