Visit with Pastor Fred

Pastor Fred

Pastor Fred Gerlach

Pastor Fred graduated from Pace University in Westchester, New York, with a B.B.A in Public Accounting. He worked for various financial institutions for 20 years. Pastor married his wife, Lenore, in 1984. Together they raised three daughters and enjoy being grandparents to their granddaughter Lana.

In September 2001, Pastor entered Concordia Seminary-St. Louis and graduated in 2005 with a Masters of Divinity. Pastor was called by Bethany Lutheran Church in Trenton, New Jersey, of the English District-LCMS. He served that congregation for 13 years before being called to Family of Christ in 2018.

Lenore and Pastor enjoying traveling, eating out, hiking and other outdoor activities. Pastor has a passion for teaching children and adults about Jesus and the Christian faith.

Pastor Fred can be reached by phone at (480) 759-4047 or by email at