Emmanuel Lutheran Fellowshiphas a new pastor, Chris Janetzki, and he was worth the wait.!
Fresh in from New Zealand with his family, Pastor Chris was installed today and recieved a "warm" welcome from the Emmanuel Lutheran Fellowship, people from many other Lutheran congregations and other denomations around the Darling Downs, despite the temperature being in the very high 30's.
Members of local and state politics attended or sent their best wishes for Pastor Chris's successful installation to Emmanuel Lutheran Fellowship.
Pastor Chris Janetzki
Other visiting pastors came to welcome Chrs and joined for photos and a cuppa afterwards, even though we had very high temperatures that day.
Back Row:- Pastor Stan Rudowski (Oakey-Norwin Parish) Pastor Peter Faggoter (Wilsonton –Glencoe Parish) Bishop Paul Smith (LCA Q’ld district) Pastor Ray Pace (Good Shepherd Lutheran Church)
Pastor Mark Blackwell (CLC Chaplain) Middle Row:- Pastor Ed Szabo (St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Toowoomba) Pastor Robert Erickson (Past President LCNZ ) Front Row:- Pastor Lionel Rohrlach (Pittsworth Lutheran Parish) Pastor Chris Janetzki (Emmanuel Lutheran Fellowship) Pastor Michael Lockwood (Redeemer Lutheran Church) Pastor Don Wicklman (Good Shepherd Lutheran Church)
In the Toowoomba Chronicle
Meet the new Pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Fellowship
Pastor Chris Janetzki with (from left) Shania, wife Haidee, Ollie, Theresa and Shakira.