St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Federal Way will welcome new lead pastor Daniel Weber beginning in April.
Weber takes over for lead pastor Chris Davis, who stepped down in summer of 2015.
Weber comes to Federal Way from Omaha, Nebraska. Pastor Weber is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. After graduating from Concordia in Irvine, California, he completed seminary in St. Louis.
Later he was an associate pastor at Christ the King in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and an associate at a mega-church King of Kings in Omaha, Nebraska. He is also a three-time speaker for the National Youth Gathering and speaks at numerous other events, including one in Finland. He is also an adjunct professor of theology for Concordia, Irvine.
“My family and I are so excited to join the family of faith at St. Luke’s,” Weber said in an announcement. “God’s Word is living and active. The Spirit of God works through it to create faith and give life, and that Word of God always directs us to the work that Jesus accomplished for us. St. Luke’s is a community of diverse people that gather around that Word in order to be refreshed and restored personally, but also to be equipped and sent out into the world for which Christ died and rose again. I am both humbled by the opportunity and extremely excited to be part of this Word-centered and Christ-centered ministry as we seek to share the love of Jesus with the community immediately around us, as well as the world at large. Whether you are a follower of Christ, used to be a follower of Christ or swore you never would be one, I hope we have the opportunity to meet and begin a dialog that will lead to a long and fulfilling relationship.”
Pastor Weber will be installed April 9 at St Luke’s, 515 S. 312th St. The service will begin at 2 p.m. The Federal Way community is invited to attend the ceremony and welcome Pastor Weber and his family to the neighborhood.
St Luke’s Lutheran Church has been a long-standing institution in Federal Way.
In addition to the programs that St Luke’s offers and the global organizations they volunteer with, the congregation also locally partners with Mirror Lake Elementary School, BAG Feeding Program, Federal Way Coalition Against Human Trafficking, Reach Out Federal Way, Young Life and many more.