SHERIDAN — Valley Lutheran Church celebrated the 35th anniversary of the ordination of Pastor Gary Schult earlier this month.
Schult graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He then attended Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minn., and graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, Wis.
He was ordained July 2, 1978, in the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.
Schult has served congregations in Florida, South Carolina and Pennsylvania as well as being a missionary to Indonesia.
The Schults have also served as house parents at a Christian home for unwed mothers.
Schult and his wife, Jan, have three sons.