Friday, August 10, and Saturday, August 11, Rev. Marcus Mackay will be visiting and having interviews with the Search Committee, Elders, Council, teachers and staff. We plan to have an informal congregational meet and greet, 5:30–6:30 pm, on Friday the 10th.

Pastor Mackay is the senior pastor at Peace Lutheran in Hastings, NE ( He is a 2004 graduate of Concordia Seminary in St. Louis.  His undergraduate degree is in Liberal Arts from Concordia University, Mequon, WI, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry from Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, IN. He is married to Jena. and they have four children.

Nebraska District President’s comments: “[Pastor Mackay] has very good tact, patience, cooperation, creativity, administration, leadership and people skills. He is strong in youth ministry, young adult ministry, family ministry, witnessing, preaching content and delivery, teaching, visitation, witnessing and counseling … He enjoys doctrinal studies and is committed to theological continuing education.”

Please plan to join us Friday evening, August 10, anytime between 5:30 and 6:30 to say “Hi” to Pastor Mackay. You may listen his sermons online at Peace Lutheran’s website shown above.