Joel Russow

Discipleship Coordinator

Pastor Russow has served Faith Lutheran Church in Tallahassee, FL, since 2010. He also serves as circuit pastor of the Gulf Coast Circuit.

Brian Pechman

Evangelism Coordinator



Caleb Free

Special Ministries Coordinator

Pastor Free currently serves at Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Prior to coming to Risen Savior, he served at Abiding Word Lutheran Church in Dothan, AL. In Dothan, Pastor Free was the Military Contact Pastor for Ft. Rucker Army Base, as well as the Prison Ministry Contact for 2 local prisons.

Ben Kratz

Worship Coordinator

Pastor Kratz has served Our Savior Lutheran Church in Birmingham, AL, since 2003. He serves the synod as a pastoral advisor for the WELS Women’s Ministry Team and as a mentor for new pastors.