Pastor is the one on the right!!
Michael William Mohr was born May 6, 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, to Gale F. and Sharon K. (née Roper) Mohr. Shortly thereafter, Michael was baptized at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Decatur. He and his family moved to St. Louis in 1984 after a brief period of time in Princeton, Illinois. Michael was confirmed at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Manchester, Missouri in 1985. He joined St. Paul's Lutheran Church-Des Peres in 1986 and served as Youth Group Treasurer for three years. Upon graduation from Parkway South High in 1989, Michael began studies in Political Science at Washington University- St. Louis. After further reflection, Michael entered Concordia Seminary-St. Louis in 1993. Michael graduated with a Masters of Divinity on May 22, 1998 and was ordained on June 7, 1998 at St. Paul-Des Peres.
Michael has served several congregations in the past several years in various capacities. His resident field education was at Christ Memorial Lutherans Church in Affton, Missouri from 1993-1996. In 1996, Michael was assigned his vicarage at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, Missouri under the supervision of Rev. David Dissen. During his last year tat the Seminary, Michael assisted in filling the vacant pulpit of Zion Lutheran Church in Poplar Bluff, Missouri under the supervision of Rev. Robert Kriete.
Michael has been blessed with a loving family who has strongly supported him throughout his studies.
We, the people of Grace Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church, have been blessed to have Pastor Michael William Mohr as the shepard of our congregation.