Pastor Bradley C. Hanson to Preside

hansonbrad2007-12Congregation member Pastor Brad Hanson will preside at the services of Holy Communion Wednesday, July 8 and Sunday, July 12. Pastor Hanson is professor emeritus of religion at Luther College. When he retired from teaching in 2000, he helped found and became director and then in 2011 co-director of Luther’s Grace Institute for Spiritual Formation, which offers a two year Spiritual Formation Program. His 2014 book Spirituality and Your Life Story continues a long time involvement in and writing on Christian spirituality. Brad received his B.A. degree from St. Olaf College, M.Div. from Luther Seminary, M.A. From Yale University, and Ph..D. from Princeton Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Marion, have been long-time and active members of the Good Shepherd congregation.

Photo credit: Personal photo submitted by Hanson.