Our Pastor

Christopher Deines  completed a Masters of Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary on May 13th, 2012 and was ordained on June 23 at Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita, KS.  He received a Bachelor of Arts in Youth and Family Ministry from Bethany College in 2007.  From 2010 to 2011 he served as an intern pastor at Osseo Evangelical Lutheran Church in Osseo, Wisconsin. Before seminary, Chris also had several other work experiences.  Christopher has been officially called by the congregations of St. Paul in Nevada and St. Matthew in Butler.  He will begin his ministry sometime during the summer months.

Chris grew up in Wichita, Kansas where he was active at Reformation Lutheran Church.  He and his wife Chelsea have been married since 2008.  They have one daughter, Mollie Kay who is 17 months old, Mollie was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.