Our Pastor: John Hirst


Our Pastor was born in McKeesport, PA and was married in 1981 to Dorcas Adele Hafercamp. 


He received the Associate degree at Lutheran Bible Institute, Teaneck, N.J. and the Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia College at Bronxville N.Y. After graduate study at Trinity Ev. Divinity School, he attended Concordia Seminary of St. Louis, MO. where he earned the Master of Divinity degree. 


He served as vicar at St. John's Lutheran Church in Edgerton, WI. He served as missionary at large and Pastor of Messiah Lutheran Church in Aspen, CO. He served as Pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Miami, FL 1985-1991 and has served as Pastor at PLC since 1991.


His wife is a registered nurse with a B.S.N. degree and enjoys music (plays piano and organ) and sewing. The Hirsts have three grown children, John, Stephen, and Timothy.

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