Rev. Jonathan E. Schroeder

Jonathan Schroeder is the pastor of Faith Lutheran in Sharpsburg, GA. He serves as the Moderator of the Institute of Worship and Outreach, pastor-at-large on the Synodical Council, and is actively involved in WELS School of Outreach and WELS School of Worship.


Currently serves:

  • Moderator of the Institute of Worship and Outreach
  • Synodical Council of the WELS, pastor at large
  • Pastor, Faith Lutheran, Sharpsburg, Georgia
  • Consultant, WELS School of Outreach
  • Consultant, WELS School of Worship
  • Advisory Team, to the WELS CTO

Published work and past service

  • Essayist for 2009 Synod Convention, Our Calling
  • Essayist for 2010 WLS Symposium, Worship and Outreach: A Lutheran Paradigm
  • General Editor and author, Planning Christian Worship II, Northwestern Publishing House.
  • Member of the synodical Ad Hoc Commission on Long Range Planning (2007-2009).
  • Keynote speaker for the 2005 National Conference on Worship and the Arts, “Rite Worship for North American Outreach.”
  • Keynote speaker for the 2012 Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Mission and Ministry
  • Presenter at 2008 and 2011 National Conferences on Worship and the Arts, “Compelling Worship,” and “Teaching Worship in the Mission Setting.”
  • Preacher and presenter at 2012 Martin Luther College Evangelism Day
  • Author of “Welcoming Worship,” the WELS 2008 Commission on Evangelism national seminar
  • Guest Lecturer, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, 2004-2010
  • “I believe in the Holy Spirit,” published in Wisconsin Lutheran Quarterly Available here
  • “The Contribution of Adolf Hoenecke to the Election Controversy of the Synodical Conference,” Wisconsin Historical Journal, Vol etc. Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) national merit recipient by the Concordia Historical Institute.