Bill Ledford was ordained pastor of word and sacrament at Lord of Mercy Rocky Mountain on Sunday, March 3, by Bishop Jim Gonia.

LOGAN – The Prince of Peace Lutheran Church located at 124 N. 500 E. in Logan is getting a new pastor. Pastor Bill Ledford is moving with his family from Sparks, Nevada to lead the congregation in Logan.

Bill Ledford, the new pastor of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Logan, when he was ordained a Pastor Sunday, March 3, 2024.

Ledford comes to Logan after serving as a legislative advocate and policy board member for the Lutheran Engagement and Advocacy in Nevada (LEAN).

LEAN is a group of congregations in the Grand Canyon and Sierra Pacific Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, they advocate for the common good and promote public policies that reflect the Christian values of peace, justice, and dignity of all people.

“He is supposed to be installed Saturday, March 16, 4 p.m. at the church,” said Paula Zsiray, a member of the local congregation. “He is married and has two daughters. This is his first solo church assignment.”

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church has just under 100 members on the books, she said.

Ledford attended Lutheran seminary and learned liturgical and leadership skills as an intern at Lord of Mercy in Sparks, Nevada. He completed his studies and was ordained pastor of word and sacrament at Lord of Mercy on March 3 with Rocky Mountain by Bishop Jim Gonia.

Prince of Peace would like to let the public to know they are a receptive, responsive, and reconciling in Christ community of faith.

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