Pastor Meyer graduated from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN and received his Master of Divinity from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI. Pastor spent a year during seminary at Living Word Lutheran Church in Johnson City, TN and another 2 years as a tutor, dormitory supervisor and basketball coach at Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, WI.
After graduating from Seminary, Pastor received a call to Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church. He has led our new work on our Life Campus. Stephen met and married Erika, his wife, here in Rochester. God has blessed them with six children – Noah, Eliana, Seth, Joselyn, Ethan, and Isaiah.
Pastor Koelpin received his Bachelor of Arts from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN in 2005 and his Master of Divinity from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI in 2009. After the seminary, Pastor served Abiding Faith Lutheran Church near Houston, Texas, for nearly 8 years.
Pastor Koelpin was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, but spent most of his childhood growing up in a suburb near Milwaukee. Joseph attended Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, WI, where he met Jennifer, his high-school sweetheart and future wife. Along with ministry, his greatest joy is his family.
The LORD has blessed Pastor and Jennifer with seven children: Christian, Teagan, Isaiah, Gideon, Shiloh, Phoebe, and Eden.