Monday, January 4, 2010

Update - Celebration of the Life of Marie Kent, LC/NA Founder

Marie Kent was one of the six original founders of Lutherans Concerned/North America and was a driving force in Iowa for LGBT equality. Marie died on December 11, 2009. (See our earlier blog post.)

A Celebration of Marie Kent's life will be held on Saturday, January 9th at 2 p.m. at Urbandale United Church of Christ, 3530 70th St., Urbandale, Iowa. The service will be officiated by Roy Nilsen, a retired Lutheran pastor and Marie's long-time friend. There will be an opportunity to share memories and stories of how Marie touched people's lives. Cookies and coffee will be served in the Fellowship Hall following the service.

Memorial donations may be made to Lutherans Concerned, North America. If you wish, you may bring a donation to the memorial service or mail a contribution in Marie's honor to:

Lutherans Concerned / North America, Inc.
PO Box 4707
Saint Paul, MN 55104-0707

Marie's vision and service will be greatly missed.

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