On Sunday, November 20, 2016, the Good Shepherd congregation voted overwhelmingly to welcome Pastor Charlie Leonard as our new senior pastor! Pastor Charlie’s first worship services at Good Shepherd will be on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and Pastor Charlie will begin full-time at Good Shepherd starting Saturday, January 7, 2017. Please join us on Christmas weekend as we welcome Pastor Charlie to Rochester and Good Shepherd!

Background & Experiences

Pastor Charlie previously served First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie, MN. He is engaged in the community he serves and he is passionate about growing a church outside its four walls. He brings to Good Shepherd Church his preaching, teaching, and administrative experience. Pastor Charlie also actively serves as the chair of the SEMN synod conference of deans. More information about Pastor Charlie can be found at the Welcome Desk.

Please welcome Pastor Charlie and Cindy Leonard into our congregation!