Celebration Lutheran Church

As I have loved you, you should also love one another.

—John 13:34

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PastorPaulFreese2015b Pastor Paul Freese

As a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University in Washington and Luther-Northwestern Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, Paul Freese knows the Bible. With his knowledge of Greek, ancient history and love of archeology, he paints the stage for the scriptures to come alive in Bible studies and sermons. Pastor Paul lives and works in the same neighborhood as his congregation. He is an engaging speaker, often relating humorous situations from his own life and current events to our weekly lessons. As the biggest kid in our church instigating water balloon fights at church picnics or hammering nails with our youth group in Tecate, Mexico, he makes church fun. Our congregation has been blessed with his presence since 1992. He and his wife, Patty, a public school teacher, have been married for over 30 years and they have four adult children. He enjoys sailing, gardening, biking and archeology. If you would like to speak personally with Pastor Paul you can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. him to set up a time to meet.

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VeraClowers2015bVera Clowers, Celebration Friends Preschool Director

As leader and teacher of this 20 plus year ministry she has introduced thousands of three to five year old children to their first school experience. She helps to prepare them socially, academically and physically to succeed in the first grade and learn to love school. How good is that? She does this with kindness, devotion and encourages her staff to do the same. When she isn’t in school she enjoys family time with her husband and children playing out doors and going to museums.

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JillWestwood2015b Jill Westwood, Parish Administrator

Our parish administrator, Jill Westwood, keeps us all on task. Organized, knowledgeable and friendly, she is the backbone of our ministry. Jill has been serving Celebration since 1997. In addition, we at Celebration look forward to hearing her musical gifts during weddings and on special Sundays. Stop by and meet Jill in the church office Monday-Friday. Jill has a degree from Pacific Lutheran University. In her free time, she enjoys singing with the Symphony Tacoma Voices, Lyrica Ladies Ensemble of Puget Sound and with her duet partner in their ensemble “Hands and Voices”, plus she is active on weekends with the Tacoma Youth Chorus.

Jill is happy to answer any questions you might have regarding Celebration or our preschool, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call today to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Cara SwensonCara Swenson, Music Director

Cara has conducted and led our choirs and guest performers to enrich our church worship with her musical vision for over ten years. She has her Bachelor's Degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Music Education, a Masters in Educational Technology from Walden University, and teaches middle school music, as well as serving as her school's webmaster. She enjoys spending family time with her chef husband and two boys. 

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Service Times
8:00 am & 10:30 am
Every Sunday 

 

Our worship is "child friendly" and we have a nursery attendant available.

Location
2500 Shaw Road
Puyallup, WA 98374
253-848-1098

Summer/Holiday
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