Rev. Jeff Geisler
Title: Senior Pastor at Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Department: Eighth Grade Confirmation Instruction
Pastor Jeff Geisler grew up in southern Indiana in the small town of Versailles. After attending Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN, he received his B.S. Degree with a major in Marketing/Management in 1976. After one year working at Irwin Union Bank in Columbus, IN, he went to work with Don R. Scheidt & Co. Appraisal firm and became a partner and Senior Commercial/Residential Appraiser. While there, Jeff served as office manager and "trouble shooter" for the firm with offices throughout Indiana.
In 1992, Pastor Geisler enrolled at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne. He served his vicarage in Brownstown, IN and graduated in May of 1997 with a Master of Divinity Degree. He received a Call from the church in Brownstown and served until February, 2007. He then accepted the Call as Senior Pastor to Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne where he currently serves. His wife, Vicky, is the Youth Director at Bethlehem.
Pastor Jeff and his wife, Vicky, have three children, Ken, Jared and Jessica. They are also blessed with four grandchildren.
Rev. Geisler's interests include all sports, reading, and most of all family. Serving his Lord, raising his kids, and just being together as a family has been his joy.