The Office of the Holy Ministry was established by Jesus Christ on the very night of His resurrection. Pastors are called by Christ through His Church to administer His means of grace within the local congregation.
Both at his ordination into the Office of the Holy Ministry and at his installation here at St. John, our pastors vowed to perform the duties and responsibilities of this office in conformity with Holy Scripture and the Lutheran Confessions.
These duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
To this end, our pastors joyously offer pastoral care to the members of Saint John Lutheran Church.