A Very Special Invitation:
Rev. Elizabeth Platz to Preach at Festival Eucharist 2022: 52-42-12
The Northeastern Ohio Synod of the ELCA is celebrating important milestones in the life of our church with a Festival Eucharist service. We cordially invite you to attend this service, which will take place on the evening of May 13, 2022, at 7 pm, at Holy Trinity, Akron. This year we are honored to have the Rev. Elizabeth Platz preach. On November 22, 1970, Rev. Platz became the first ordained Lutheran woman in America and served for forty-seven years.
Please join us for this very special celebratory evening!
52-42-12 (originally 50-40-10 in 2020) celebrates:
· The 52nd anniversary of the first ordained woman.
· The 42nd anniversary of the first ordained woman of color.
· The 12th anniversary of the ELCA’s decision to ordain people in committed same-gender relationships.
Choir members are being sought for this special service; rehearsal will be
5:30-6:30 p.m., prior to the service, at the church. All singers are invited, and encouraged, to participate!
WHEN & WHERE: Friday, May 13, 2022, 7:00 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 50 North Prospect Street, Akron, Ohio 44304.