Our Pastor

Reverend Richard Scott Lohmanimage(1)

Prior to being called to Advent Lutheran Church, Pastor Scott served at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurora, Illinois, where he was the Care and Outreach pastor. Before that, he was called to start a church in Minooka, Illinois, called Minooka CrossPoint, reaching people in the community in many creative ways.

Before being called into full-time ministry, Pastor worked as an insurance claims adjuster mainly in vehicle claims.

Pastor Scott and his wife, Gina, have served in multiple ways in the church and community and look forward to making a difference in North Carolina as well. Pastor and Gina have been married for 26 years. Gina is a 5th grade teacher at Hillcrest Elementary School in Burlington, North Carolina. Pastor Scott and Gina enjoy life and laughs together, especially as they spend time with family. Gina’s family is in Warrenville, Illinois and the surrounding area, as well as in Tennessee and Ohio. Pastor Scott’s father, Rev. John Lohman, is retired in Iowa, and Pastor’s brother, David, is in Seattle.

The Lohmans have 4 children:

Courtney (Bradley) lives in the suburbs of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is married to Paul Bradley who is a nurse. Courtney is a Biology Research Specialist at Calvin College.

Robert is the Lohman’s oldest son, and lives and works in Chicago.  He is in the field of marketing. He has a long-time girlfriend, Lisette, who is a high school teacher in the Chicago Public School System.

Jack is in Illinois as well, and while he works, he also is studying real estate while enjoying friends.

Jonathan is a Senior in High School and looks to go to Alamance Community College in the fall.  He enjoys many laughs with his friends.

"To Grow in the Lord and To Make Him Known"