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Pastor Rob Guenther

Phone:  507-354-6744 (Office)  507-240-2433 (Cell)

   Pastor Guenther was born August 24, 1978 in Renton, WA.  He entered the Church through Holy Baptism on September 8, 1978. Pastor Guenther attended Calvary Lutheran School for grades 1-8.  He attended Evergreen Lutheran High School from which he graduated in 1996.  He then studied at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000.  He then enrolled in Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI and received his Master of Divinity degree in 2004.

   During his time at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Pastor Guenther served as a vicar at Holy Word Evangelical Lutheran Church in Austin, TX, under the supervision of his bishop, Pastor Don Patterson.  Like all Wisconsin Synod pastors, Pastor Guenther received a thorough education in the individual books of the Bible, the languages of the Church (Hebrew, Greek, German, and Latin), homiletics (preaching), dogmatics (doctrine), education (teaching), pastoral counseling, etc. 

   Pastor Guenther was married to Becky Hennig on July 27, 2002.  They have since been blessed with four sons, Josiah, Jacob, Judah, and Joel.  Pastor Guenther spent the first six years of his ministry at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he was ordained into the public ministry.  He then spent the next eight years of his ministry serving at Grace Lutheran Church in Kenai, Alaska.  Now he is eager to be back in New Ulm, MN and to serve you with God's Word and Sacraments!  You can email Pastor at, reach him by phone at the office: (507) 354-6744 or at his cell: (507) 240-2433 or meet with him in person at church, whether at worship or in his office.

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