HERNDON - The Rev. Vicky Bush has been installed as pastor of the Zion/St. John's Parish serving the congregations of Zion Lutheran Church in Herndon and St. John Lutheran Church in Leck Kill.

Bush is a graduate of Messiah College and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. She served as a campground chaplain in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and as a pastor of congregations in Pittsburgh, East Earl, Jonestown and Fostoria, Ohio.

She also worked as a nursing home chaplain and served persons with dementia at Country Meadows of Bethlehem and Assisted Living at Ecumenical in Harrisburg.

Originally from Gratz, Bush said she is excited to be back in her home area among the Pennsylvania Dutch. She is married to Raymond Bush, who is also studying at the Lutheran Theological Seminary to become a pastor.