Following the call of Christ and the Church, Kristen Ann Ulmanis will be ordained a minister of Word and Sacrament, having been called to serve the congregation of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Casco, Michigan.

A service of Holy Communion with Ordination will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3701 Jefferson Ave., Midland, Michigan. The Reverend Dr. Donald P. Kreiss, Bishop of the Southeast Michigan Synod (ELCA) will preside.

Reception to follow. All ordained clergy are invited to vest and process. The stole color for the service is red. Clergy will be invited to participate in the laying on of hands.