Pastor Ron became our full time Pastor September 4, 2016, after serving as our part time Pastor for a year. He is in his office Monday through Wednesday (8:00 am - 5:00 pm) and Thursday (7:00 am - Noon), taking time for the Fellowship Breakfast every Wednesday morning at 8am at the Horseshoe Cafe in Benson, and teaching Discovering God's Grace Classes Tuesday afternoons at 4:00 pm. He is available by cell phone any time (520-869-5299). Pastor Ron received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Arizona. After a career in the insurance and legal industries, he was called into the holy ministry through the Specific Ministry Pastor (SMP) Program through Concordia Seminary at St. Louis. He served as Vicar at Abundant Life Lutheran Church, a mission outreach program through Ascension Lutheran Church in northwest Tucson.
After graduation from Concordia, St. Louis, Pastor Ron became Pastor of Outreach at Ascension Lutheran. Through that outreach ministry work at Ascension, he has embraced the vibrant opportunity to become the Pastor at Peace in the Valley Lutheran Church, Benson AZ. He views his work here as a significant mission outpost to not only the immediate Benson area, but to all of Cochise County.
Pastor Ron is married to Isabel York, and they have a beautiful daughter Brianna and a son-in-law, Brent. His recreational passions are following the University of Arizona sports teams and flying.
Carol Rollins is the "hub of our administrative wheel." She works flexible part-time hours both in the office and from home, and is available by phone anytime. Please call the office (520-586-3171) to ensure she is on-site before you stop by. She works on various administrative tasks around the office. She also enjoys birding, nature photography and some portrait work. Carol very much enjoys fellowship with the church community.
Felicia Brown, Organist
Felicia Brown is our organist. She is a busy mom but takes time to serve us for our Sunday worship service. She and her husband have four boys. The last one born on October 4, 2016.