Rev. Mary M. Finklea will be serving as our supply pastor today. She lives in Florence with her husband, Wade, and three “kids”, goats Lolly, LuLu, and Leroy. She is a graduate of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary and served twelve years as the pastor of Cross and Crown Lutheran Church, Florence, SC. On a break from congregational ministry, she is enjoying time with her family and volunteer work. Her work in the community includes having served on the boards of Francis Marion University, Lighthouse Ministries, and Lutheran Services Carolinas. She is the former president of Women In Philanthropy of the Pee Dee. As the ecumenical representative of the SC Synod of the ELCA, she enjoys learning about traditions different from her own, and is delighted to be always learning something new.