Randall Pekari - Senior Pastor

I love Jesus and can’t wait to introduce you to him if you don’t know him already.  That’s why I’m a pastor; I want everyone to know Jesus!  I’ve been a pastor since 1999, serving at OSL from 1999-2003 and from 2005-the present.  I love helping people grow in their relationship with God. 
I’ve been married to Jessemyn since 1996.  We have three biological sons, two beautiful daughters from China, and a sweet son from China as well.  Yes. We’re pretty busy.  Life is full but wonderful.  In the midst of it all, I still make time to read, kayak, and hike.  I also love to pause in the midst of the craziness to have a cup of coffee with my wife.

Before all of this, I lived in North Carolina (Go Tar Heels!), New Jersey (Go Yankees!), and Iowa.  I graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin in 1995 and went on to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.  I did my one-year internship at Faith Lutheran Church in North Palm Beach, FL