I was ordained into the ministry of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) on July 10, at Ascension Lutheran Church, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Here’s the audio of Pastor Jeff Blain’s ordination sermon.


Daniel Flucke Ordination Announcement
Daniel Flucke Ordination Announcement

Here are a few of the photographs from my ordination service, as well as the bulletin and leader’s guide.

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The congregation gathered. The color of the day is red!

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Ordination Rite

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Laying on of hands as part of the ELCA ordination rite. Bishop Ullestad presiding.
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Greeting the congregation as a newly ordained pastor!
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Pastors and Bishop Ullestad of the Northeastern Iowa Synod
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The congregation singing
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My wife Christin and I
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Photo op with my Wartburg Seminary Class Banner.

And as promised, the leader’s guide and bulletin from my Lutheran Ordination Service. Hopefully this will be helpful to future ordinands putting together a service!

Flucke Ordination Bulletin 1 Cover
Ordination Bulletin Cover


Flucke Ordination Bulletin 2

Flucke Ordination Bulletin 3

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Flucke Ordination Bulletin 5


And here are the files. I don’t have Publisher, so I did it in Word, and the church office modified it in Publisher for final printing. But here’s what I came up with!

Flucke Ordination Bulletin Single Pages PDF

Flucke Ordination Bulletin docx

And finally, the ordination Leader’s Guide including the ELCA ELW Rite of Ordination. This includes the full rite and prayers, etc.

Flucke Ordination Leader’s Guide



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