Pastor Joe Crowther
Pastor Joe Crowther joined the staff as Senior Pastor of Atonement in July of 2001, coming from the South Carolina Synod of the ELCA.
has also served congregations in the North Carolina and Virginia Synods.
Pastor Joe has two children, Grant (25) and Lauren (22).
Pastor Joe holds a B.A degree in Psychology from Catawba College in Salisbury, NC, a Masters of Divinity degree from Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, PA and a Doctorate of Ministry in Preaching from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, IL.
is currently engaging additional doctoral work in the area of "missional church" through Fuller Seminary
in Pasadena, CA.