John Carlson, father of Rev. Lori Hope (St. Mark’s, Sioux Falls), passed away on January 19, 2018 due to acute interstitial lung disease. A celebration of life services will be on Saturday, January 27 at 1:30 PM at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Odin, MN.
We pray for Pastor Lori Hope and her family as the mourn the death of her father.
Eternal God, your love is stronger than death, and your passion more fierce than the grave. We rejoice in the life of John Carlson whom you have drawn into your eternal embrace. Keep us in joyful communion with him until we join the saints of every people and nation gathered before your throne in your ceaseless praise, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.