Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Noel T. Vold

Noel T. Vold died August 12, 2021.  Noel was born March 26, 1936 in McVille, ND to Carl and Louise Vold.  Noel graduated from McVille High School.  After high school he graduated from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN with a BA in Biology with minors in Education and Psychology.  He taught 2 years Biology in Ruthton, MN, and became commencement speaker of his 1st Biology class.  He then graduated with honors with a Masters of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN.  On August 6th, 1966, Noel was united in marriage to Sharon Arlene Christensen at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Belview, MN.  Following marriage, Noel served the following churches:  Bethany Lutheran- Viborg, SD, Our Savior's Lutheran- Flandreau, SD, Hope Lutheran- Sioux Falls, SD, Our Savior's Lutheran AFLC-Dickinson, ND, Advent Lutheran-Winchester, VA.  He was in ministry for over 50 years.  This included a radio ministry, 21 preaching missions, first person Biblical portrayals, part-time counselor for Alcoholics and Drug Addiction Center, counselor, teacher, led group to the Holy Land and various leadership positions in the church conference.  He was widely known for his singing ministry in hospitals, nursing homes and wherever he went. Noel's life was characterized by preaching, teaching, relationships and reaching people for Christ.  Matthew 28:18-20.  His emphasis was always a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  The only authority in all of life is God's Word.  He also enjoyed outdoor activities and spending time with his wife, Sharon, his 4 children and 14 grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sharon.  They lived in Stephenson, VA.  Also, their 4 children: Dr. Steven Vold-Arkansas, John Vold-Japan, Julie Stephenson-Florida, Heidi Mondesir-Florida and 14 grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Carl Vold.


JAmecrazy said...

God bless the memory of Pastor Vold. Well done thou good and faithful servant. Lots of good memories. Love in Christ, Pastor Jerry and Paula

Anonymous said...

It is with great sorrow we learned of Pastor Vold's passing. we were stunned and very sad. I have been searching for he and Sharon since their phone numbers ceased working. If you see this Sharon, please contact Cheryl sweeney in Stephens City, Va. I miss you.