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"Pastor Dave" Brunscheen brings spirited leadership.
     The Rev. David Brunscheen accepted the call and was installed as pastor on June 29, 1969, by Rev. A. Staby. Pastor Dave served until September, 1977. Pastor Dave

     Under Pastor Dave Brunscheen's guidance, the congregation grew in numbers and in spirit. The welcoming spirit included serving coffee and refreshments after Sunday morning worship, a favorite tradition today.

     New study programs were part of the Family Enrichment Program. The growing congregation installed new carpeting, folding doors in the Parish Hall for education areas, and in 1977, a new addition for classes and a new organ.

     Changes while Pastor Dave Brunscheen served the congregation from 1969 to 1977 included new carpeting for the Parish Hall, given by the ALC Women. The parsonage at 2725 N. Fairmount was sold, giving the pastor a monthly housing allowance for his own home. Cub Scout Pack #510 was launched in March 1972.

     The ALCW made lovely white and gold Chrismons for the Christmas tree that year. Soon a Family Enrichment Program begin with couples' groups studying strengthening marriage. In 1973 folding doors were installed in the Parish education Wing. Bethel Bible Study Series began in 1975., and the 25th anniversary of the church was celebrated.

Rev. C. Thomas Allan brings worship renewal.
     Rev. Tom Allan was installed on December 11, 1977, and served until 1985. Pastor Tom introduced the new liturgies of the Lutheran Book of Worship, and led valuable Bible studies. Pastor Tom

     Through Pastor Tom Allan's guidance and the assistance of organist Margaret Dietz and choir director Jan Clark, the congregation enjoyed the new liturgy and fine hymns of the new Lutheran Book of Worship, introduced in 1978. The LOGOS Bible Series was initiated, adding to the spiritual growth of members.

     City water replaced the intolerable well water in 1985, when the city of Kechi brought lines across the west edge of the church property.

Rev. Kurt Sortland takes the lead.
     The Rev. Kurt Sortland served as pastor of Christ Lutheran Church from April 1986 until January 1991. Pastor Kurt

     The creation in 1987 of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) from former Lutheran bodies led to the development of a new Constitution and Bylaws for the congregation. A severe storm in 1990 destroyed a portion of the church's roof, damaging the Parish Hall and pastor's study, necessitating extensive repairs.

     The congregation celebrated 40 years of ministry in 1991, while Pastor Jim Munson served as Interim Support Pastor.

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