Pastor Philip Kieselhorst is our Westminster Campus Senior Pastor. He received a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis in Biblical languages from Northwestern College in 1991. He received Seminary training at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI, receiving a Masters of Divinity in 1995. He celebrated 25 years of God’s grace in ministry on June 11th, 2020.
Pastor K began pastoral ministry in 1995 as a Civilian Chaplain for all of our military personnel stationed in Europe. He also served as a travelling pastor for all of our WELS members who were living in Europe for business or school. In late 2001, Pastor Kieselhorst accepted a call to serve as the pastor of Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Oklahoma City, serving a congregation of 160 members and a school with 40 students and 3 teachers.