The members of Zion Lutheran Church located at 7215 Valley View Road hosted a convocation of 28 Whatcom County ministers on the evening of September 19 for the ordination and installation of Zion’s new pastor, Becky Langholz.
Bishop Kirby Unti of the Northwest Washington Synod of Seattle conducted both the ordination and the installation services.
Langholz’s family members from California were also in attendance.
Langholz graduated from Boston College with earned degrees in History and Women’s Studies.
She then worked in non-profit sectors with immigrant, Spanish-speaking communities.
Langholz graduated in 2011 from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary in Berkeley, Calif.