Rev. Charles Westby
Pastor Westby was born in Campinas, Brazil to missionary parents. He lived the greatest portion of his youth in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area of Minnesota, with some time in Wisconsin, California, and Washington state along the way.
While finishing his B.A. degree in the Seattle area, he met his wife-to-be, Tawnya. They were married in July 1987.
Pastor's education includes: a B.A. in Philosophy (University of Washington), M.Div (Lutheran Brethren Seminary, Fergus Falls, MN), coursework completed for a Master of Theology (Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN), and a Juris Doctorate (University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS). He is in the final step to complete his Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy PhD (Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO).