Amy Zalk Larson Is Called to Good Shepherd

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Pastor Amy Zalk Larson has accepted a call to become the next pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Her call was confirmed at a special congregational meeting held on Sunday, June 21. Her first day of service will be August 10, 2015 and become the fifth pastor to serve the church since it was founded in 1958.

For the past ten years, Pastor Amy has served as campus pastor at Luther College where she worked with the Luther Student Congregation as well as students, faculty and staff. Previously, she was the Pastor of Education and Family Life at First Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls, MN and the Intern Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ottawa, IL.

Pastor Amy graduated from Luther College with a BA in Religion earned in 1996 and received an MDiv degree from Luther Seminary in 2000.

She is married to Pastor Matt Larson, who is pastor of Burr Oak-Hesper Lutheran parishes in the Decorah area. They have two children, Nathan (11, entering 6th grade) and Abby (7, entering 2nd grade).