Reverend Kelly Bedard
Pr. Bedard has served over 28 years in congregations
in Minnesota, Virginia, Oregon, Louisiana, and Michigan.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from
Concordia University in Portland, Oregon in 1982;
a Master of Divinity degree from
Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri in 1988;
and in 2009 completed his Doctor of Ministry studies and practicum
in Outreach Leadership at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis.
He is married for 33 years to Julie nee Schwarz,
the Director/Teacher of the Early Childhood Center
at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & School in Collinsville.
Kelly & Julie have three children:
Jana of Portland, OR; Brock of New Orleans, LA; and Micah of Houston, TX.
Pr. Bedard is an avid runner and exerciser
and enjoys golf, yard work, baking, and cooking.