New Pastor looks forward to helping the church grow through the gifts that God has given him and his family.
Pastor Mike and Kris Scolare have joined the ministry at Summit Evangelical Free Church in Alta.
Mike, Kris and their children, Jonathan, Rebekah and Hannah arrived in Alta last weekend, where they participated in an installation service during Sunday morning worship. Norm Adamson, Evangelical Free Church Central District Associate Superintendent, spoke at the special service.
Mike will serve the Lord as the church's Associate Pastor of Community Life, overseeing adult ministries such as 1:10 groups and Adult Bible Fellowships, training leaders and helping to promote assimilation and care-giving ministries within the congregation.
The Scolares come to Alta from Living Hope Evangelical Church in Manchester.
Mike has a Pastor Degree in History from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He worked with Josh McDowell at the Campus Crusade for Christ. Mike completed his seminary at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he received his Masters of Divinity.
Read the rest of this article in the 1/11 Pilot Tribune.