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. Pastor and Gina have been married for 30 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 Michigan, and is married to Paul Bradley who is a nurse practioner. Courtney is in the Health field too. The Lohmans wonderful grandsons are William and Luke!

Robert is the Lohman’s oldest son, and lives and works in Chicago.  He is in the field of marketing, and enjoying life.

Jack is in North Carolina with his parents, working and studying Computer Science at Elon University while enjoying friends.

Jonathan is now at East Tennessee State University studying Biology/Ecology, and he also enjoys many laughs with his friends.

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