Scenes From Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church New Co-Pastors Installation Ceremony Sunday

Congregation, family and friends filled Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church Sunday afternoon for a special installation ceremony of the church’s new co-pastors. Bishop Jim Gonia, Rocky Mountain Synod of ELCA, performs the ceremony of Co-pastors Rev. Scott Thalacker and Rev. Nicole’ Raddu Ferry at the church at 2390 North Road. Pastor Ferry has served as the youth and family pastor at the church and Co-pastor Thalacker recently moved to Los Alamos from Logan, Utah. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Bishop Jim Gonia blesses Co-pastors Rev. Scott Thalacker and Rev. Nicole’ Raddu Ferry. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

New Co-pastors Rev. Scott Thalacker and Rev. Nicole’ Raddu Ferry during the installation ceremony at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Bishop Jim Gonia speaks to the crowd gathered for the ceremony Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The choir sings during the ceremony Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Bishop Jim Gonia during the ceremony Sunday at Bethlehem Lutheran. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Assistant Minister Andrew Till addresses to the gathering. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from the ceremony Sunday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

From left, Rev. Scott Thalacker, Bishop Jim Gonia and Rev. Nicole’ Raddu Ferry dip pine branches into a baptismal font and sprinkle water on the congregation at the start of Sunday’s special installation ceremony of the church’s new co-pastors. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from the installation ceremony Sunday of the church’s new co-pastors Sunday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Bishop Jim Gonia, Rev. Scott Thalacker and Rev. Nicole’ Raddu Ferry lead the congregation into the church. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from the installation ceremony of the church’s new co-pastors Sunday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Gregg Giesler handles the audio equipment for the ceremony. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

New Co-pastor Scott Thalacker. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from the installation ceremony of the church’s new co-pastors Sunday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from the installation ceremony of the church’s new co-pastors Sunday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church. For more information, visit www.bethluth.com. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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