July 26, 2018
The first of August I board the ferry to return to Washington State. I have spent two years in Wrangell, serving as the pastor of Island of Faith Lutheran Church. Before I leave, I appreciate the opportunity to share in print some of the memories I will take with me of my time here.
Wrangell makes a lasting impression. This community abounds with hospitality. Newcomers are welcomed with smiles and offers of help, ranging from housing to employment to basic needs of food and clothing. The message is clear: welcome to Wrangell, we’re glad you’re here. Compassion is also part of the fabri...