Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Bridge City would like to announce the ordination of Pastor Paul Zoch, Feb. 6, at 3:00 p.m. The church wishes to share the service with the community, as well as the reception to follow in the Fellowship Hall.

Pastor Paul has been the lay minister at Good Shepherd for 18 years. During these years the church has experienced growth through new members and his leading the successful merger in 2013 between Trinity Lutheran Church, Orange and St. Mark Lutheran, Bridge City.

Most of Rev. Zoch’s life has been spent in Bridge City and he is a graduate of Bridge City High School. He received a BBA in Accounting from Lamar University and a MBA in Finance from the University of Houston. Now he has completed seminary work through the Theological Education Ministry program of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to become an ordained minister. He has been active in community affairs since returning to Bridge City in 1997.