St. Paul new vicar for Religion 0824

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, at 6150 N. Lecanto Highway in Beverly Hills, officially welcomed a new vicar, Lucas Callies, pictured at left, during the Rite of Installation at a worship service on a recent Sunday conducted by the Rev. Mark Gabb, right.

Vicar Callies grew up in Mayville, Wisconsin, and graduated from Winnebago Lutheran Academy. He attended college at the University of Wisconsin and then transferred to Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, followed by two years at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wisconsin.

After an internship year of service as a vicar, being mentored by the Rev. Gabb, he will return to the seminary for one year and will then graduate with a Master of Divinity degree.

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