Pastor Marty loves serving the people of Community Lutheran Church and the surrounding community. God has given him a passion for helping people find life-giving community in Christ and a mission to reach out with God's love. He also loves being a husband and father. He is married to Marin and they have two children in college, Kari and Kristofer. Pastor Marty's favorite pastimes are hiking in the National Parks and other beautiful landscapes, watching a great movie, reading a good book, and spending time with his family.