Our Ministry Staff
Pastor Laura Haupt was called to Luther Memorial on October 18, 2015 to begin life and ministry with the congregation on November 23rd. She graduated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg in 2014 and served the first 18 months of her ministry as an interim pastor at St. James in Gettysburg and then at the Bendersville Lutheran Parish in Wenksville, Aspers, and Bendersville, PA. She brings with her to York an enthusiasm for this community and the service-oriented, cooperative ministry already here, as well as a wealth of excitement for the new ways God is calling us to be church in the 21st century. She has two small children and a husband still in school and loves caring for all God's children, young and elderly alike.
Jennifer Morris, Luther Memorial's Administrative Assistant, came to us in 2014 after serving as Parish Administrator for 9 years with another Lutheran congregation. She graduated from William Penn Sr. High School and attended York College majoring in Elementary Education. Jennifer and her husband have two children. She also serves at the Youth Director of another Lutheran congregation and is active in family ministry in her Lutheran congregation.
Duane Hannigan served at Luther Memorial previously as Minister of Music from 2006-2012 and rejoined the staff August 2017. A York County native, Duane brings with him a broad range of musical education and experience. He has served as a choir director/organist for forty years. He has taught music in public school and as a private instructor. He has played and sang in many sacred and secular groups. Duane has composed, recorded and produced popular and sacred songs, musicals, sound tracks, and commercial jingles. In addition to being a choir director/organist, he is also a concert pianist, piano tuner/technician, licensed counselor and ordained minister, a father of four and grandfather of two. Duane also serves as Minister of Music at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, York.
On Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Shirley Lutz joined the staff of Luther Memorial as sexton. Shirley comes to us with a wealth of cleaning experience and are blessed to have her as part of our staff.
Feel free to contact us with any questions or with prayer requests.
*Our Administrative Assistant, Jen, is in the office Monday-Friday from 9-1pm.
*Pastor Laura is generally in the office Monday-Thursday, unless out for a meeting or pastoral care appointment. Drop in visits are welcome, but for serious pastoral care concerns please call first to schedule an appointment to ensure you receive adequate time to address your spiritual needs.