About Our Pastor
Welcome Pastor Jeffray Greene to Word of God Lutheran Church.
He formerly served at American Lutheran Church in Rantoul, IL from 2004-2015, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, La Habra, California from 1998 - 2004, Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Tucson, Arizona from 1991-1998, Advent Lutheran Church, Phoenix, Arizona 1990-1991 and began his ordained ministry at Mount of Olives Lutheran Church, Phoenix Arizona in 1989.
Pastor Greene holds a dual Bachelor's Degree in History and Geography from California State University, Chico (1981), A Master of Divinity Degree from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (1989) and a Ph.D. from Trinity Seminary (Newburgh, Indiana) in Church Administration (1997) - with his thesis written on constitutions in the Lutheran Church.
Pastor Greene served in the formation of the North American Lutheran Church on its Constitution formation committee and currently serves on the Court of Adjudication and the North American Lutheran Seminary Board (NALS).
Pastor Greene has been married to his wife since 1985 and has three grown children.
He loves Scripture, reads a great deal and has all kinds of trivia that pops into his head in answer to many questions that arise. He also is handy to have around, because he fixes things, can do many of the building trades and has a mechanical aptitude.