Christ Lutheran Church is a congregation that embraces God’s unaltered and infallible Word, rejoices in the saving power of Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit and equips one and all to share the Good News of the Risen Living Savior.
  • Mark Degner

    Senior Pastor

    Pastor Mark is married to Linda. He was born and raised in Wisconsin. He received His Masters of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. A lifelong follower of Jesus, Mark has served as pastor of churches in Colorado, Arizona and Nebraska. He loves to share Jesus with people in Word and action. One of his favorite Words from God is, Do not remember the former things,  or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert." - Isaiah 43:18-19. Mark serves as a chaplain for the Blair Police Department and is a member of the Board of Directors of Joseph's Coat. He loves to spend time with his children and grandchildren.

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  • Bill Hall

    Minister of Music, Administrative Assistant

    Bill is a worshiper of the Lord Jesus Christ, having received Him as Savior in 1976.  He has been privileged to serve as minister of music for churches in Maryland and Ohio before moving to Blair 23 years ago.  Bill holds three degrees in music and was a member of The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) and The United States Army Field Band (The Musical Ambassadors of the Army).  He also served as a high school band director and an Associate Professor of Music at Dana College.  At Christ Lutheran Church, Bill oversees the Worship and Music ministry, teaches an adult Sunday School class, and occasionally delivers a sermon.  One of Bill's favorite Bible passages is Ephesians 5:18-19, "Be filled with the Spirit; speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord."  Bill's bride of 48 years, Shelly, is an anointed worship leader and Bible teacher.  She teaches instrumental music in the Millard Public Schools.  Bill and Shelly have 3 adult children and 8 grandchildren.