TICONDEROGA-The Rev. Henry Frueh, outgoing District Superintendent of the United Methodist Church Adirondack District, was honored May 22 at a service and reception at the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church.
Frueh has served as Adirondack District superintendent for the last five years and will continue his ministry by creating a new ministry called EcoSabbath that will provide wilderness retreat ministry and education as well as spiritual renewal ministries for clergy and congregations.
Representatives from over 80 churches attended the afternoon festivities for Frueh when he was honored for his accomplishments and leadership. A symbolic tree representing Frueh's new ecological ministry was presented to him along with packages of soil from each of the attending churches where he has shared his time, talents and guidance.
Pastor Scott Tyler of the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church delivered the message during the service. A reception was held after the service provided by the United Methodist Women of the Ti Church.