Please join the CPE team at Luther and Chaplain Christopher Otten to learn more about chaplaincy as a pathway in ministry! We will gather in OCC Aux Room 148 after chapel at 11:30am on Tuesday, November 8th. Lunch will be provided for those who are able to meet in person. Please RSVP if you plan to join us in person or on Zoom!
The Rev. Christopher L. Otten was called as the Assistant to the Presiding Bishop for Federal Chaplaincies of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in January 2019. Chaplain Otten served nearly twenty-one years as a Federal Chaplain, activated United States Air Force Chaplain, and Air National Guard Chaplain/Federal Technician. He now oversees the 183 ELCA Federal Chaplains who serve the government in the military, Veterans Administration hospitals, Bureau of Prisons, and other Federal Agencies. Beginning in June 2021, he also supports and coordinates for all Chaplains within the ELCA, serving in hospitals, hospices, and other service agencies.