Pastor James Aalgaard accepted the call to lead Grace Lutheran Church starting Oct. 1. Prior to joining the Wenatchee church, he served 13 years at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ontario, Ore. Joining him in the move to Wenatchee are his wife, Dawn, and daughters Natalee and Emily, as well as his mother-in-law, Trish.
A Service of Installation will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday with a reception to follow. All are invited to attend and welcome the new pastor to the community.