Evangelical Lutheran Church short ‘at least 600’ pastors as many step away from ministry amid pandemic

Since their former Pastor Darren Paulson resigned last September as the COVID-19 pandemic raged into its second year, congregants of Atonement Lutheran Church in Billing Heights, Montana, have been waiting patiently for their local synod to replace him.

Evangelical Lutheran Church short ‘at least 600’ pastors as many step away from ministry amid pandemic
Since their former Pastor Darren Paulson resigned last September as the COVID-19 pandemic raged into its second year, congregants of Atonement Lutheran Church in Billing Heights, Montana, have been waiting patiently for their local synod to replace him.