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The Lutz Family

Pastor Elliott,
Katie,
and Noel
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Name: Elliott Lutz
 
Tell us about your family and how you met your spouse: Katie and I met when she was visiting my church in Columbus, NE with a friend from college. We started dating when I took a Call to her church in Omaha. Noel came along last year and life will never be the same.
 
Years at FOL: 0
 
What Brought you to FOL? Jesus
 
What Ministries are you involved in: Equipping the saints
 
Which Service and Pew can we find you? I’ll usually be in the front somewhere.
 
Hometown: Pekin, IL
 
Describe your childhood: I grew up in a family that went to church every Sunday and attended the local Lutheran grade school. I was involved in almost every activity that I could find. From music groups, to scholastic bowl, to sports, to youth evangelism groups, I enjoyed doing a little of everything.
 
How did you decide on a profession? I wasn’t originally planning on going into the ministry. I was at an Ordination at my home church and I felt God telling me he wanted me to a pastor.
 
What are your prayers for Fountain of Life Lutheran Church? I pray that our partnership in Gospel will result in more people spending eternity in heaven and that we would have joy as we serve the King together.
 
Where do you want to retire? Somewhere warm.
 
What about you would we be surprised at? I usually cook without a recipe.
 
Quickfire:
Sweet Tea or Unsweet: Unsweet
Bojangles or Cook Out: Cookout
Ford or Chevy? yep
Are you a morning or a night person? Night person
What cartoon did you grow up watching? Transformers
What’s one place you have visited or would like to?
Have Visited: Iguazu Falls, Brazil & Argentina
Want to Visit: Machu Picchu, Peru
What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? Bunny Tracks
What’s your favorite TV show? College sports with my daughter
What’s your favorite hobby: Hiking

 
Name: Katie Lutz
 
Tell us about your family and how you met your spouse: Elliott and I have been married 4 and a half years and we have one beautiful daughter, Noel (1 year old). We met through a mutual friend when Elliott was serving as a pastor at his first church in Columbus, Nebraska and I was living in Omaha.
 
Years at FOL: 0
 
What Brought you to FOL? My husband’s job. 🙂
 
What Ministries are you involved in: I hope to be involved in women’s/mom’s ministries, life group ministries, and outreach ministries.
 
Which Service and Pew can we find you? I bounce to both services and sit in different spots.
 
Hometown: Waconia, Minnesota
 
Describe your childhood: school, play, sports, church I grew up playing sports all year long against my three brothers. We played anything our school offered and whatever our parents would let us sign up for! I attended Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Waconia, Minnesota. Apart from sports, my family was also very involved in our church and school. We participated in mission trips, music groups, youth/children’s ministry, and community groups.
 
How did you decide on a profession? My dad is a teacher, so teaching always came naturally to me. I also realized that I had a knack for languages growing up, so I decided to study Spanish/English in addition to education. I love working cross-culturally and am blessed to have a profession where I can do that anywhere in the world.
 
What are your prayers for Fountain of Life Lutheran Church? I pray that God would continue to lead and guide the ministries at FOL and that His Spirit would draw hearts into deeper relationships with Jesus.
 
Where do you want to retire? Puerto Rico
 
What about you would we be surprised at? I didn’t have a car for my first three years after college. I’m really good at figuring out public transportation.
 
Quickfire: Sweet Tea or Unsweet: Water
Bojangles or Cook Out: Cook-Out
Ford or Chevy? Ford
Are you a morning or a night person? Morning
What cartoon did you grow up watching? Recess
What’s one place you have visited or would like to?
Have visited: Machu Picchu
Want to Visit: Iguazu Falls, Argentina
What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? Mint Chocolate
What’s your favorite TV show? Parks n Rec
What’s your favorite hobby: Running, volleyball, or reading
 

 
Name: Noel Lutz
Tell us about your family and how you meet your spouse: I have the best mommy in the world and my daddy is so silly. He always makes me laugh.
 
Years at FOL: T-1 month
 
What Brought you to FOL? My Daddy got a new job
 
What Ministries are you involved in: Bringing joy into the hearts of everyone I meet.
 
Which Service and Pew can we find you? When I have a pew, mommy takes care of it.
 
Hometown: I think it will be Kernersville.
 
Describe your childhood: You have a front row seat to watch it happen live!
 
How did you decide on a profession? I haven’t made a final decision yet, but I’m really good at getting into things when no one is looking. So, maybe a spy?
 
What are your prayers for Fountain of Life Lutheran Church? I pray that Fountain of Life would have a really fun pre-school.
 
Where do you want to retire? With my mommy.
 
What about you would we be surprised at? My favorite food is Gnocchi from Giada’s!
 
Quickfire:
Sweet Tea or Unsweet: Wait! They put sugar in drinks?! Yes please!
Bojangles or Cook Out: Cook out
Ford or Chevy? Graco
Are you a morning or a night person? Morning
What cartoon did you grow up watching? I’m more of a college sports girl
What’s one place you have visited or would like to? My first flight was to Chicago
What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? Vanilla
What’s your favorite TV show? College sports. Seriously. I could watch it all day.
What’s your favorite hobby: Does slapping my daddy’s bald head count? Cuz I’m awesome at it.