Pastor Hugh Brewer announces retirement after 28 years in Lennox

By Garrett Ammesmaki

The door to First English Lutheran Church is unlocked on a cloudy Thursday afternoon.

In the office that overlooks Second Avenue, Pastor Hugh Brewer sits at his desk, thin and reserved in a collared shirt.

After an unusually long stint as pastor of FELC, and pillar of the Lennox community, Brewer has decided on retirement. Though he hasn’t lost his passion or enthusiasm for the ministry, he thought it was the right time to hand the reins