Meet the Staff

Pastor Mark J. Maas

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Pastor Mark Maas is a 1987 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  Pastor’s first call was to St. John’s Lutheran Church of Wilcox, Nebraska.  He served there, just shy of ten years, when in 1997 he accepted the call to come to King of Glory Lutheran Church here in Cheyenne.  Pastor has served King of Glory Lutheran Church since 1997.

Pastor Maas, while serving King of Glory, has also been active in the Wyoming District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.  That activity has included serving as the district worship chairman, district LWML counselor, serving on the Pastor’s Conference Committee, Circuit Visitor for the High Plains Circuit.  He presently serves as a Vice President of the district.

Among his activities Pastor has traveled to both Sierra Leone and Liberia, Africa.  He has done this under the auspices of Project: Pastoral Education West Africa.  Pastor primarily travels to Liberia at present to teach for two weeks the Pastors of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Liberia.

In the Cheyenne community pastor has been involved with Kiwanis, Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Life Choice Crisis Pregnancy Center, and the Chaplains program for first responders.

Pastor Maas enjoys the ministry with his greatest interest being the preaching of the Gospel.  For hobbies he enjoys playing cards, learning the art of fly fishing, camping, hiking, and a good occasional cigar.  Come out and meet pastor some time.  Well, the best opportunity would be Sunday Morning at 9:00a.m.

Kantor Dr. Steven Hoffman

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Dr. Steven Hoffman has served as Kantor at King of Glory Lutheran Church since September 2000.  A native of Wisconsin, Dr. Hoffman completed the Bachelor of Music degree with a double major in Organ Performance and Choral Music Education at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music in 1989, where he studied organ with Miriam Clapp Duncan and George Edward Damp, and choral conducting with Richard Bjella.  Dr. Hoffman completed the Master of Music in Organ Performance at the University of South Dakota in 1997, studying organ with Larry Schou.  In 2000, shortly before coming to King of Glory Lutheran Church, Kantor Hoffman completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ and Sacred Music at the University of Michigan, where he studied organ with Marilyn Mason.

In addition to serving as Kantor at King of Glory Lutheran Church, Dr. Hoffman also serves as Kantor at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Laramie, and he serves as University Organist and Lecturer in Music at the University of Wyoming, Laramie.  In October 2017, Dr. Hoffman was invited to perform recitals of Improvisations on the hymns of Dr. Martin Luther in the churches of Wittenberg, Germany as part of the Five Hundredth Anniversary of the Reformation.

 

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