Rev. Bruce Metcalf, senior pastor of Hilmar Covenant Church, sits in the sanctuary. The church was built in 1902 by Swedish immigrants. Metcalf was raised in Japan and has been at the church since 1982. September 29, 2008. (Bart Ah You / The Modesto Bee)
Rev. Bruce Metcalf, senior pastor of Hilmar Covenant Church, sits in the sanctuary. The church was built in 1902 by Swedish immigrants. Metcalf was raised in Japan and has been at the church since 1982. September 29, 2008. (Bart Ah You / The Modesto Bee)
Rev. Bruce Metcalf, senior pastor of Hilmar Covenant Church, sits in the sanctuary. The church was built in 1902 by Swedish immigrants. Metcalf was raised in Japan and has been at the church since 1982. September 29, 2008. (Bart Ah You / The Modesto Bee)

Pastor enriched by bicultural childhood in Japan

October 03, 2008 11:59 PM