Lutheran church has new pastor


Kihei Lutheran Church has announced the arrival of its new pastor, the Rev. Joel T. Martyn. He brings 15 years of experience as a pastor within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

Martyn fits well with the church’s leadership needs and vision, according to a news release, bringing a background and talent for working with youth.

Martyn arrived from California with his wife, two sons in the 5th grade and a dog. His wife, Amanda, is an artist and photographer. The family enjoys the outdoors and the ocean.

The announcement said that the church is excited to begin this next phase with its new leadership and the youth, vitality and vision that comes with a young family.

Services begin at 9 a.m. Sundays at 220 Moi Place in Kihei.

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