Our Pastor

Rev. Scott Lohse

Rev. Scott Lohse came to St. Martin’s Church in October 2005. He and his wife Lin have been married since June of 1978 and have three children, and three grandchildren of whom they are very proud!


Pastor Scott graduated from Eden Theological Seminary in 1983 and was ordained as a Methodist Pastor. He served churches in the Missouri towns of Jonesburg, Kennett, Bonne Terre, Imperial, Jackson, Manchester and Creve Coeur over a period of 25 years and then chose to become a United Church of Christ Minister.


He says, “I was not so much leaving the church of my childhood as I was embracing a new tradition of progressive theology and congregational polity.” Along the way Pastor Scott has also been a Hospice Chaplain, First Responder Chaplain, Licensed Funeral Director, a Radio Announcer and an amateur magician!