Edward and Laura Strietelmeier will be ordained as Lutheran ministers next weekend, according to an announcement from the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
The clergy couple will be ordained at 2 p.m. Aug. 8 at Zion Lutheran Church in Portland, Ind.
Mr. Strietelmeier will then be installed as assistant pastor of Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., Sylvania, in services at 9 and 11 a.m. Aug. 9, with a fellowship time between services.
Mrs. Strietelmeier will be installed as pastor of student and family life at Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd., on Aug. 16. The installation ceremony will be performed at the 8, 9:30, and 11 a.m. services, with a reception at 10:30 a.m.