Be joyful in HOPE,
patient in affliction,
faithful in prayer.
Share with the Lord’s
people who are in need.
Romans 12:12-13

Pastor Jerry Gernander

Pastor Jerry Gernander will be joining our congregation in June 2022. Pastor Gernander is a 1996 graduate of Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary in Mankato MN.

PASTOR
Hope Lutheran Church (ELS)
Jun 2022- present
Leander, TX

Bethany Lutheran Church (ELS)
Sep 2005 – Jun 2022
Princeton, Minnesota

Richland Lutheran Church (ELS)
Jul 1996 – Aug 2005
Thornton, Iowa

CAREER
San Antonio Light Newspaper
Sports Reporter
Jun 1985 – May 1991
San Antonio, Texas

EDUCATION
Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary
Master of Divinity – MDivTheology/Theological Studies
1993 – 1996

The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism
1986 – 1989