More Pictures from Pastor Jon's Day

Not an empty seat in Centennial Hall for dinner

The guest of honor

The salad table was packed

And another table was filled with rice puddings

"A Little Retirement Program" in the afternoon

Representatives of the church spoke

and the chairperson of the ELCW

The Alleluia Bell Ringers performed
The Olson Odyssey

Relatives spoke

As well as friends

A quartet sang Pastor Jon's favorite Psalm
and the Senior Choir sang his favorite hymns

Pastor Jon spoke

The President of Zion's congregation spoke and then presented Pastor Jon with some "parting gifts!"

Bishop Strommen closed the program

Coffee and a very special cake were served.

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