Pastor Nathan Brandt came to serve as Pastor at Living Savior in November of 2002. He has a degree in elementary education, graduating from Concordia Teacher's College in Seward, Nebraska in 1976. He then attended Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, graduating in the spring of 1980. He has served congregations in Saskatchewan, Iowa and Wyoming. Pastor Brandt is married to Charlotte (Bruns) who is also a Concordia, Seward graduate. She currently teaches kindergarten at St. Paul Lutheran School in Sherwood. The Brandts have three children: Emily, Jesse and Micah. Emily lives in Kansas City, Missouri with her two children. Jesse and his wife Kylee live here in the Portland area. Micah is finishing his last year of High School and anticipates entering the Marine Corps the summer of 2015.
Director of Christian Education, Heidi Frank, is our Minister of Youth & Contemporary Worship, and has been serving at Living Savior since January 2000. She is a 1981 graduate of Concordia University-Portland with a Director of Christian Education (DCE) Degree. Over the past 30+ years, Heidi has served congregations in Washington, Minnesota, Missouri and Oregon. Heidi married her husband, Paul, also a Concordia-Portland graduate, in 2000. They have two married daughters and one granddaughter. Heidi enjoys singing, playing guitar, the great outdoors, and family get-togethers.