On Sunday, October 9, the Rev. William J. Gohl Jr. will be installed as Bishop of the Delaware-Maryland Synod. The service will be held at Evangelical Lutheran Church (31 E Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701) with the Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, presiding. The service will begin at 4 p.m. with pre-service music starting at 3:30 p.m.
Parking & Transportation
We anticipate a large crowd for the installation, so please give yourself ample time for traffic in Frederick, parking, and getting to the church building. Evangelical Lutheran Church has provided a list of parking garages in the area that are accessible to the church. There will be free parking available at Harry Grove Stadium (21 Stadium Drive, Frederick, MD 21703), with shuttles running between there and the church before and after the service. For more information about parking and bus drop-off, click here. A map of the church campus can be found here.
For those unable to attend in person, there will be a live stream available here beginning at 4 p.m. on October 9. It requires a stable internet connection, and you may want to ensure that you have downloaded the latest updates to your browser before the stream begins.
Rostered Leaders, Ecumenical Clergy, OSSD
Rostered leaders, ecumenical clergy, and members of the Order of St. Stephen Deacon are invited to vest and process. The color of the day is red. You may gather in the Schaeffer Center at 2:45 p.m. to vest and meet with Pastor Anke Deibler for instructions. A group photograph will be taken at 3:30 p.m., and you will line up for the processional at 3:45 p.m. Please RSVP to Leslie Hobbs so the appropriate amount of seating can be arranged.
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