MANSFIELD -- A new church will open on Oct. 27 in Mansfield. The Risen Savior Lutheran Church, at 1685 Lexington Ave., will begin worship services on Oct. 27 at 10 a.m.
"We are people who share a common faith in the true and living God, a common commitment to share the good news about Jesus with Richland County and an authentic relationship of Christian friendship with each other," noted a statement from the church. "Our family is growing and we invite you to be part of it. Come and grow in God’s love with us.
"You will find a warm welcome at Risen Savior."
Pastor Brad Wright grew up in Manistee, Michigan. He attended Michigan Lutheran Seminary in Saginaw, (high school), and graduated from Northwestern College in Watertown, Wisconsin with a Bachelors Degree. He also graduated Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, in Thiensville, Wisconsin.
Wright served in Highlands Ranch, Colorado for five years. He then accepted a call to Winnebago Lutheran Academy to teach religion, German, coach wrestling and be Vice Principal in Fond du Lac, WI for 23 years.
Brad is married to Susan. They have three grown children, one daughter and two sons. His joys are preaching, teaching and building relationships.
"You will find him experienced, friendly and solidly grounded in the Word of God," the press release stated.