Rev. Verda Aegerter, Methodist pastor, dies at 98

  • by: Pam Louwagie , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 22, 2013 - 8:17 PM

When the Rev. Verda Aegerter drove to a small-town Minnesota church to fill in as pastor one Sunday in the 1980s, only one member of the congregation greeted her. Others had stayed away after hearing that a female pastor would be presiding over the service, the parishioner told her.

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