New pastor at Odessa Lutheran Church
Last updated 7/27/2023 at 9:38am
ODESSA - Christ Lutheran Church here received a new full-time pastor at the beginning of July.
Travis Powers, 44, along with his seven children and wife of 24 years, Kimberlee Powers, will be residing in Odessa for the foreseeable future to provide ministerial services to the parishioners.
Powers was born and raised in the northwest region of Iowa in the city of Spencer. Graduating in 1997, from Spencer High School, Powers spoke of his youth involved in the Ingham Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camp (IOLBC).
Powers said that IOLBC was his first job within the ministry, attributing his love of chi...