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Saying goodbye

 

John and Joan Beck have been pastors at Pointe of Grace Lutheran Church since 2015, back when it was a part of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood. Now, the couple are finishing up their last week at the Mukilteo church.

It’s not easy saying goodbye. Especially to a tight-knit community you’ve been a part of since 2015.

But that’s how life goes, and John and Joan Beck, the pastors of Pointe of Grace Lutheran Church in Mukilteo, are wrapping up their final week as the leaders of the local church.

“Because we’re what’s called ‘transitional pastors’ or ‘interim ministers,’ when we got the assignment (in Mukilteo), we knew our days would be numbered,” Joan said. “We wanted to see to tasks to solidify the congregation.”

“We have specialized training for this,” John said. “We he...



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