Funeral Service for Rev. Dr. Herbert Chilstrom

February 15, 2020 at 12:30 p.m.

TimeFebruary 15, 2020 at 12:30 p.m.

Christ Chapel will host the Minnesota funeral service for Rev. Dr. Herbert Chilstrom, the first Presiding Bishop of the ELCA.  All are invited to attend.  The service will be led by ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, who will preside and bring a greeting; Presiding Bishop Emeritus Mark Hanson, who will preach; Bishop Jon Anderson, who will bring a greeting; and Gustavus Chaplain Siri Erickson, who will host and serve as liturgist. The Gustavus Choir will sing and organists Chad Winterfeldt, Tim Strand, and David Fienen will lead the music.  Reception to follow in the Evelyn Young Dining Room. Clergy and rostered leaders of the ELCA, together with clergy of all ecumenical partners, are invited to robe and process (the color of the day will be green) and are asked to RSVP. Ride sharing is encouraged; parking will be tight. The service will be live-streamed for those who are unable to attend in person. The family prefers that memorial gifts be given to the Herbert Chilstrom Chair in New Testament Studies at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, or to one of the Chilstrom Student Scholarship Funds at Luther Seminary; Augsburg University, Minneapolis; Gustavus Adolphus College; or Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn. 

PostedFeb 07, 2020