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Justin Benson is the Executive Director of Wittenberg Academy.  He and his wife, Jocelyn, have four children and they live in Chatfield, Minnesota.  They are members of Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chatfield where he serves on the Board of Elders and Church Council.  His family enjoys singing Lutheran hymns, hiking Minnesota’s State Parks, and reading out-loud as a family.


Pastor Paul Cain was born in Burwell, NE and currently lives in Sheridan, Wyoming with his wife, Ann. Pastor Cain attended the University of Nebraska and went on to Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. He has been a rostered member of the synod for twenty-one years and has served three congregations, his current congregation being Immanuel Lutheran Church in Sheridan, Wyoming. He served as Headmaster of the school affiliated with his church, Martin Luther Grammar School and Immanuel Academy for thirteen years and still teaches guitar and public speaking and leads chapel. Pastor Cain serves in several other capacities in addition to his pastoral vocations. He is First Vice-president of the LCMS Wyoming District and is Chairman of the District Board of Directors. He has been active in Jail Ministry, he contributes to Concordia Pulpit Resources, he serves as Board Member, Webmaster, and Secretary for the Consortium for Classical Lutheran Education, he is an occasional guest on KFUO radio, he is the editor of Lutheran Book Review, and he is a speaker on Mormonism, Law and Gospel, Latin, Liturgy, Worship, Dialectic and Rhetoric, Great Books, and Classical Education.


Micah Christensen serves as Natural Resource Counsel for the Wyoming County Commissioners Association. Previously, Micah worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Wyoming and a judicial clerk for Scott W. Skavdahl, Chief Judge of the United States Federal District Court, for the District of Wyoming. He currently serves as Treasurer for Luther Classical College and church chairman of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Casper, WY. Micah and his wife Erin have three children. When he is not wrangling or reading to kids, he enjoys hunting, mountain biking, and brewing beer.


Pastor Joshua Hayes is pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Palmer, KS and Linn Lutheran School. He is graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and holds an M.A. in Classics from Washington University in St. Louis. He is also editor for Johann Gerhard’s Theological Commonplaces (CPH) and a contributing translator to the American Edition of Luther’s Works. He and his wife Diane have five children. Together they enjoy playing music, gardening, and raising chickens and sheep. They watch too many modern “homesteading” videos on YouTube.

Headshot portrait of Rev. John E. Hill, Wyoming District president Photograph by Harold Rau/Rau Imaging, Inc.

Pastor John Hill serves as president of the Wyoming District LCMS. He holds a BA from Concordia College Ann Arbor and the MDiv and STM from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne. He has been engaged in Classical Lutheran education in various capacities for 25 years. He enjoys cross-country skiing, hiking, classical music, good literature, Lutheran hymnody, the theological languages, and sound doctrine. God has given him and his wife Angela five children and many grandchildren.


Pastor Christopher Maronde is the pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Hastings, Iowa and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Oakland, Iowa. He also serves as the director of the Lutheran Institute of Regenerative Agriculture. Pastor Maronde has taught as an adjunct and graduate assistant at Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska and at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and is working on his PhD through CTSFW, writing a dissertation on the book of Psalms. In addition to theology, his interests include the literature of the Western tradition, especially Shakespeare, Milton and Dante, more recent authors such as Austen and Bronte, and a strong interest in Tolkien. Pastor Maronde and his wife Bethany have three daughters.


Rev. Dr. Christian Preus is senior pastor of Mount Hope Lutheran Church, Casper, WY. He holds a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Iowa. He and his wife Lisa have nine children. They are very thankful to have a wonderful classical Lutheran school and a faithful Lutheran congregation. Singing Lutheran hymns, enjoying Casper Mountain, and reading great books are the family’s favorite activities.


Pastor Andrew Richard is the Assistant Pastor and Headmaster of Mount Hope Lutheran Church and School. He teaches Religion, History, English, Literature, Poetry, Logic, and Rhetoric to the upper level students. He enjoys studying the biblical and classical languages, writing poetry and hymns, singing, and reading great works of literature. He is the Education Exec for the Wyoming District and an editor for Christian Culture: A Magazine for Lutherans. Pastor Richard and his wife Renae have five children.