Here is a quick news update from the Skillen family.
On November 10th, I shared with Advent Presbyterian Church that our family would be leaving the Memphis area at the end of the year and will be relocating to our hometown Wichita, KS. In Wichita, I’ll be joining the Eastminster Presbyterian Church staff as an Assistant Pastor. Pastor Stan shared the news with Eastminster this past week.
This decision came with a heavy heart. It’s been a thrill to serve on the Advent Presbyterian staff. We have done great ministry together over the past 2.5 years and we have made friends that we will have for a lifetime. My favorite thing about Advent is how they follow Jesus with great intention and a light-hearted attitude. Advent has taught me so much about how to love God and to serve others. I will be forever grateful for the ways that I have been shaped as a Christian and as a pastor.
The decision came down to desiring to be near family, many of whom are situated in the South Central Kansas area. The chance to live near family is one that is near impossible to pass up. We are grateful for this wonderful opportunity to do so.
I’ll remain on Advent’s staff until the end of the year, which I am grateful for. Our family gets to enjoy one more Christmas season with that wonderful family of believers.
That’s all the news from Lake Wobegon. Happy Thanksgiving!