The Reverend Dr. Christian Eichorn has been a Lutheran pastor for the past thirty plus years. He is a graduate of Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, The Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia and has a Doctorate of Philosophy from Drew University in Madison, NJ.
Pastor Eichorn previously served two congregations in North Carolina, Macedonia in Burlington, and Christ Lutheran in Stanley. He was an Adjunct Professor in Homiletics at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, NJ from 2000- 2006. During that time he also served in parish ministry in Allentown, PA as an interim pastor. He then served Trinity Lutheran in Bethlehem PA for thirteen years.
Pastor Eichorn was called to St. Luke Lutheran Church in December, 2019. He began serving St. Luke in March, 2020 at the onset of the corona virus pandemic. Unable to worship with the St. Luke congregation in person, he introduced “virtual worship” and has video recorded the Sunday worship services. All of the worship services are on the St. Luke website and the St. Luke Youtube channel.
Pastor and his wife Pam reside in Shallotte. They have three grown daughters and welcomed their first two grandchildren in 2020.