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Happy Birthday to the Rev. Don Nead



At a grand reception at Central Presbyterian Church, Lafayette, this past weekend, the Rev. Don Nead celebrated his 90th Birthday with his friends and family.

Don Nead is a long-time friend of Lafayette Urban Ministry. He has been active with LUM since the time of its inception in 1972. Don has remained active in many ways including being one of the founding members of the LUM Dream Team Fund. The purpose of the fund is to support research and evaluation that will foster LUM’s goals and address its needs.

Join us in wishing the Rev. Don Nead a very happy birthday. Pictured with Don Nead (center) are the pastor at Central Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Lucia Oerter and Joe Micon, LUM executive director.

Meet Pastor Oerter—Central Presbyterian



Recently, Joe Micon, LUM executive director, met the new pastor at Central Presbyterian Church, Lafayette — the Rev. Lucia Oerter. Rev. Oerter is from Indianapolis, and was most recently serving churches in eight states as a trained Transitional Pastor. Rev. Oerter earned a bachelor’s degree from IUPUI and a divinity degree from Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis.

Rev. Lucia Oerter is married to John, who is also a pastor; and together they have a blended family of six grown children and eight grandchildren.

Join us in welcoming the Rev. Lucia Oerter and her family to the community.