My Dad The Preacher

My dad, Pentti Leppanen, preaching in Florida

The image was taken in the late 70s or early 80s. The church looks like Bethel in Lake Worth, Florida. He was the pastor at the Finnish church in Lake Worth, now called Kotikirkko and can be found at 1510 High Ridge Road. He served there from 1975 to 1980.

The audio is from 1984, a month before he passed away in a drowning accident. The sermon is from a Finnish conference held in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. It was from a late evening meeting.

Second audio is from a Father’s day service in 2012 at Saalem church.

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