The Rev. Mark Bernthal will conduct his first services at St. Armands Key Lutheran Church at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 6. Bernthal will be installed as senior pastor of the church at special services Sunday, Oct. 18, succeeding the Rev. Eric Wogen, who retired in June 2008.
A Winter Haven native, Bernthal has served as pastor at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, in Haines City, since 1991, when the church was formally organized with 120 members.
Bernthal and his wife, Cyndi, have five children: Luke, Erin, Grace, Nicholas and Mary.
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