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King of Glory Celebrates 50 Years in Ministry for Pastor Gordon Beck

On Sunday, May 29, King of Glory Lutheran Church honored Pastor Gordon Beck and his wife Sally as they celebrated his 50 years in the ministry. Pastor Beck graduated with an M.Div. from Concordia Seminary in 1966. He served parishes in Ohio; in Bronx, NY, where he was ordained
in 1968; in San Diego; and in St. Louis. He also taught in Lutheran high schools in the Bronx and San Diego. One highlight of his ministry was teaching at the Lutheran Seminary in Nigeria in the spring of 2000. Gordon and Sally also celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 4. They have three children, Andrew, Gretchen and Sarah, who, with their families, live in Manhattan, Chicago, and Utica, NY, and they have three delightful grandchildren.

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