Pastor Eric grew up in Lake County. After receiving degrees from College of Lake County and Western Illinois University with a focus in science, he spent 10 years auditing pre-clinical prescription drug trials prior to pursuing his call to ministry.
Pastor Eric was called to serve Grace in November 2018 after graduating from Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago in May of 2018. He serves our youth and family ministries. He is passionate about forming communities surrounding life experiences and building relationships where all are welcome.
Pastor Eric enjoys woodworking, gardening, photography, and cooking. His wife Sarah, and children, Joshua and Alayna, enjoy the outdoors, discovering nature, cooking, and playing board games together.