Rev. Richard Blue, Jr.

Lead Pastor

Is an ordained pastor with The North American Lutheran Church, Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ, and is endorsed with Augsburg Lutheran Churches and Augustana District of LCMC. He holds degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Lincoln Christian University, United Theological Seminary. He is currently enrolled at The Institute of Lutheran Theology, where he will complete his Doctor of Ministry degree in Evangelism and Apologetics in 2020. Before coming to First Lutheran, he served in a variety of ministry roles, including; senior pastor, church planter/mission developer, associate pastor, family pastor, youth pastor, camp counselor, and church custodian.

Jim Westervelt


Amanda Blue

Office Ministry Coordinator

Ina Allen

Music Director

Mark Dietz

Church Property Steward

Linda Rider

Director of The Early Learning Center