Bishop Lecakes Honored by Concordia College

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Bishop Lecakes Honored by Concordia College

During 2021 commencement exercises, Bishop Derek Lecakes is awarded an honorary degree and recognized for his service to Concordia College...

Paschal greetings in the Name of Jesus.

Alleluia! Christ is risen!

Let us give thanks to our Lord for The Rev. Dr. Derek G. Lecakes!

At the Saturday, May 8, 2021 commencement exercises of Concordia College New York, LCMS Atlantic District President Lecakes was awarded an honorary doctorate in thanksgiving for his service to Concordia College and the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Concordia College not only recognizes Bishop Lecakes as one of the regents of the college but also gives thanks to our Lord for his passion, purpose, and service by conferring upon him the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters--Humanarum Litterarum Doctor (LHD).

As we give thanks to our Lord for Dr. Lecakes, let us continue to pray for him and for his family as together we are "Engaging the World with the Gospel of Hope."

"Let them thank the Lord for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!" (Psalm 107:21 ESV)

Our gracious Lord bless and keep you always.

Peace and joy in Christ Jesus,

Pastor Dien Ashley Taylor
First Vice-President, LCMS Atlantic District

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