Our pastor, the Rev. Don King, grew up locally in North Royalton, OH.  After receiving his B.A. from Ashland University and M. Div. degree from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, he was ordained into the ministry in 1978 in the Lutheran Church of America.  He served Good Hope Lutheran Church in Garden City, MI, and Mizpah Lutheran Church in St. Louis, MO, and in 1985 returned to his home town to serve as the Lutheran Campus Pastor of Greater Cleveland.  After a tenure of service at Muhlenberg (ELCA) College as Chaplain for the College, he was called as pastor of Hope Lutheran Church in 1999.  He is a member of the board for Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, has been active within the Heights InterFaith Council, and is a charter member of the North Coast Men’s Chorus.