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RCWP Midwest Region Ordinations

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May 7, 2017
St. Cloud, Minnesota
First United Methodist Church

Ordination to the priesthood: Maria Therese Annoni and Rosemarie Margaret Henzler

Presiding Bishop: Nancy Meyer

Homily for Ordination by Nancy Meyer

Henzler, Meyer, Annoni at altar

From left: New priest Rosemarie Henzler, Bishop Nancy Meyer, new priest Maria Annoni

May 7, 2017 ordination group photo

From left, front row: Candidate Amy Bruner, new priest Rosemarie Henzler, Bishop Nancy Meyer,
new priest Maria Annoni, Rev. Martha Sherman
Row 2: Rev. Josie Petermeier, Rev. Irene Senn, Rev. Corine Besetzny, Rev. Mary Kay Kusner,
Rev. Monique Venne, Rev. Barbara West, Rev. Sally Cummings
Row 3: Rev. Ruth Lindstedt, Rev. Mary Smith, Rev. Linda Wilcox, Rev. Bernie Sykora, Deacon A.P. Hopper, candidate Michele Isais, Rev. Paula Gillman

 

April 10, 2016
St. Cloud, Minnesota
First United Methodist Church

Ordination to the priesthood: Ruth Lindstedt

Presiding Bishop: Nancy Meyer

Homily for Ordination by Nancy Meyer

To be posted: Images from the ordination

August 1, 2015
Middleton, Wisconsin
Holy Wisdom Monastery

Ordination to the diaconate: Ruth Lindstedt

Presiding Bishop: Nancy Meyer

To be posted: Homily for Ordination by Nancy Meyer

Ruth Lindstedt and Bishop Nancy Meyer

From left: Presiding Bishop Nancy Meyer and newly ordained deacon Ruth Lindstedt

Group Image

From left: Mary Smith, Barbara West, Martha Sherman, Linda Wilcox,
Deacon Ruth Lindstedt, Irene Senn, Bishop Nancy Meyer, Maria McClain, Monique Venne,
Corene Besetzny, Josie Petermeier, Candidate Rose Henzler, Candidate Maria Annoni

May 17, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Compassion of Christ Catholic Community

Ordination to the priesthood: Josephine Petermeier

Presiding Bishop: Nancy Meyer

Homily for Ordination by Nancy Meyer

Josephine Petermeier Ordination Attendees

From left: Presiding Bishop Nancy Meyer and newly ordained priest Josephine Petermeier

Josephine Petermeier Ordination Attendees

From left: Josephine Petermeier and Bishop Nancy Meyer

From left, front row: Martha Sherman, Maria McClain, Josephine Petermeir, Corene Besetzny, Alice Iaquinta, Mary Kay Kusner, Mary Keldermans, Candidate Ruth Lindstedt
Back row: Barbara West, Penne Sewall (Westwood Lutheran Church), Linda Wilcox, Candidate Maria Annoni, Bishop Nancy Meyer, Monique Venne, Mary Smith, Bernie Sykora, Judith McKloskey, Chris Kliesen Wehrman (pastor, Prospect Park UMC)

June 22, 2014
Brownsburg, Indiana
Calvary United Methodist Church

Ordination to Bishop: Nancy Meyer

Presiding Bishop: Regina Nicolosi

Homily for Ordination by Andrea Johnson

Josephine Petermeier Ordination Attendees

From left: Presiding Bishop Regina Nicolosi and newly ordained Bishop Nancy Meyer

Josephine Petermeier Ordination Attendees
From left, front row: Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan, Bishop Joan Houk
Second row: Bishop Regina Nicolosi, Bishop Nancy Meyer, Bishop Marie Bouclin
Third row: Bishop Andrea Johnson, Bishop Olivia Doko, Bishop Christine Mayr-Lumetzberger

May 4, 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Compassion of Christ Catholic Community

Ordination to the diaconate: Josephine Petermeier

Presiding Bishop: Regina Nicolosi

Homily for Ordination

Josephine Petermeier Ordination Attendees
From left, front row: Maria McClain, Bishop Regina Nicolosi, Deacon Josie Petermeier, Corene Besetzny,
Irene Senn.
Second row: Candidate Carrie Arnold, Mary Kay Kusner, Mary Smith, Linda Wilcox,
Martha Sherman.
Third row: candidate Ruth Lindstedt, Judith McKloskey (Great Waters Region), Bernie Sykora, Monique Venne, Bishop-elect Nancy Meyer


Previous RCWP Midwest Region Ordination
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September 22, 2013
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Our Saviour Lutheran Church

Ordination to the priesthood: Irene Senn

Presiding Bishop: Regina Nicolosi
Homily for Ordination

Irene Senn Ordination Attendees
From left, front row: Irene Senn, Bishop Regina Nicolosi. Second row: Alice Iaquinta, Martha Sherman, Maria McClain.
Second row: Mary Kay Kusner, Josie Petermeier, Monique Venne, Nancy Meyer

June 23, 2013
St. Cloud, Minnesota
St John’s Episcopal Church

Ordination to the priesthood: Corene Besetzny, Martha Sherman, and Bernadyne Sykora
Presiding Bishop: Regina Nicolosi
Homily for Ordination

Group picure from 2013 St. Cloud Ordination

From left, front row: Linda Wilcox, Mary Kay Kusner, Irene Senn, Maria McClain, Martha Sherman,
Corene Besetzny
Second row: Josie Petermeier, Ruth Lindstedt, Bishop Regina Nicolosi, Monique Venne, Bernie Sykora,
Nancy Meyer, Mary Smith

 

April 15, 2012
Indianapolis, Indiana
Friedens United Church of Christ

Ordination to the priesthood: Maria McClain
Ordination to the diaconate: Corene Besetzny, Irene Senn, Martha Sherman, Bernadyne Sykora
Presiding Bishop: Regina Nicolosi
Homily for Ordination

RCWP Midwest Region Group Photo

June 26, 2011
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Plymouth Congregational Church

Ordination to the priesthood: Monique Gamache Venne
Ordination to the diaconate: Maria McClain
Presiding Bishop: Regina Nicolosi
Homily for Ordination


June 13, 2010
Coralville, Iowa
First Christian Church

Ordination to the priesthood: Mary Kay Kusner
Ordination to the diaconate: Monique Gamache Venne
Presiding Bishop: Regina Nicolosi
Homily for Ordination



August 16, 2009
Minneapolis, Minnesota
First Universalist Church

Ordination to the priesthood: Mary Frances Smith, Mary Suzanne Styne, and Linda Ann Wilcox
Ordination to the diaconate: Mary Katherine Kusner
Presiding Bishop: Regina Nicolosi
Homily for Ordination

November 1, 2008
Chicago, Illinois
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ

Ordination to the priesthood: Barbara Zeman
Ordination to the diaconate: Alta Marie Jacko, Mary Suzanne Styne, and Linda Ann Wilcox
Presiding Bishop: Dana Reynolds

ordination video
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May 4, 2008
Winona, Minnesota
Winona State University

Ordination to the priesthood: Kathy Foster Redig
Ordination to the diaconate: Mary Frances Smith and Barbara Zeman
Presiding Bishop: Patricia Fresen


August 12, 2007
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Zuhrah Shrine Center

Ordination to the priesthood: Judith McKloskey and Alice Marie Iaquinta
Ordination to the diaconate: Rose Marie Dunn Hudson, Elsie MGrath, and Kathy Redig
Presiding Bishop: Patricia Fresen

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