Pastor Brian Pape grew up in Illinois. He received his Bacehlor of Arts at Concordia Teachers College, River Forest, IL in 1986, and graduated with a Masters of Divinity from Concordia, St. Louis in 1999. Prior to becoming ordained, he served as a Lutheran Elementary School Teacher, Athletic Director, and Youth Directory.
He completed his Vicarage in Leavenworth, KS. From 1999-2005 he was Associate Pastor at Bethel Lutheran in Morton, IL. Since that time, he has been the Pastor at Friendship Lutheran in Champaign, IL.
His other pastoral service includes Lutheran for Life soccer program, Local Ministerial Association, Prepare and Enrich Certified Marriage Counseling, and Stephen Ministry Program.
Pastor Brian Pape and his wife Monica have been blessed with five children.
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