Getting to know our new Interim Pastor, Rev. Knight W. Wells

Pastor Wells is a graduate of Central College in Pella, IA, (1967) the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (Master of Divinity 1971) and (Doctor of Ministry 1977).  He served four parishes in his ministry with the first being St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Valley Nebraska, Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tekamah Nebraska, Trinity Lutheran Church in Galesburg Illinois and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bloomington Illinois.

 In addition, Pastor Wells was an Assistant to the Bishop in the Nebraska Synod with a focus on stewardship and evangelism and more recently, has served as Interim Pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Bennington, NE, Grace Lutheran Church, Champaign, IL, First English Lutheran Church, Peoria, IL and now at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Champaign.

 Pastor Wells has served on the boards of Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha Nebraska; Lutheran Social Services of Illinois; Synod Council of the Nebraska Synod; and as program director for the ELCA Senior Pastor Conferences.

Welcome Reverend Knight Wells!