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When you place the word "interim" ahead of someone's job title, it often implies that their position is a temporary stopgap -- that they're there to fill in until someone steps up to take the job on a permanent basis.


But for Rev. Rob Nelson, his position as interim pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes is about much more than that.

"I'm here to provide transitional services -- helping the congregation prepare to welcome a new pastor," he said.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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