Bruce Wietzke, Pastor

Rev. Bruce Wietzke. Pastor Wietzke prepared for his preaching ministry by attending Northwestern College in Watertown, graduating in 1975. This was followed by 4 years at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, graduating from there in 1979.

After graduation, Pastor Wietzke was called to Hot Springs, SD and while there started new church in nearby Custer, SD. In 1984, He was called to Salem, Lowell, WI. He was called to Lusby, MD to start a new congregation in 1998. He served there until accepting the call here to Christus Lutheran Church in May 2015. Pastor Wietzke has served on the Commission on Youth Discipleship here in Wisconsin and in the North Atlantic District. He also served for awhile as the Chesapeake Circuit Pastor. 

He says, “We’re happy to be here in the Richmond area. I’m eager to begin work with the congregation in reaching out to the community.”