From 2006 to 2017, Pastor Erik Christensen served as the pastor with St. Luke’s Lutheran Church of Logan Square. In the summer of 2017 Erik accepted a new call to serve as Pastor to the Community & Director of Worship at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC). Prior to his ordination, Erik worked as a youth advocate and community organizer with and for runaway, homeless and street-dependent youth.

In October, 2010 Pastor Erik was received onto the clergy roster of the ELCA. Prior to that he had been credentialed by Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries (ELM) and served as Co-Chair of their governing body. ELM works for the full participation of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the life and ministry of the Lutheran church. A graduate of Macalester College (’95); Candler School of Theology, Emory University (’02); and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (’04), Pastor Erik brings a wide variety of interests and experience to his ministry.

Contact Pastor Erik: [email protected]

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