4205 Gardiner View Ave
Louisville, KY. 40213


Pastor Curtis Peters

Pastor Curtis Peters is very excited to be serving Resurrection Lutheran. "This is a dedicated, caring group of Christians," he said. "We have people of all ages including several singles. And they are creative - offering a variety of ways to reach out and to serve the community."

Pastor Peters grew up in rural Minnesota (he is the same age as Garrison Keillor) and remains a big fan of the Twins, Vikings, Gophers, etc. At Valparaiso University he met Pam Zimmermann (now Pam Peters, an author on the Underground Railroad). They married in 1965 and have three children and nine grandchildren.

For a while it seemed that Pastor was going to be a perpetual student studying also at Concordia Senior College (B.A.), Concordia Seminary (M.Div.), Washington University (M.A. & Ph.D.) and Heidelberg University in Germany. But in 1970 he took a position teaching philosophy at Concordia Senior College and taught there until 1976; from 1976 to 2006 he taught philosophy and became a dean at Indiana University Southeast.

From 1976 to 1995 he also served part-time as assistant pastor at Grace Lutheran in New Albany; from 1995 to 2009 he was the pastor at Concordia Lutheran in Louisville. His ministry has also included volunteer campus ministry at the University of Louisville and board membership for Camp Cedarbrook among many other things. In the fall of 2012, Curt was asked to come back to Indiana University Southeast as Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; he continued in this capacity through June of 2013.

Pastor and Pam have led several overseas tours to Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Greece, Turkey, China, and other areas. They are involved in a number of community ventures including the formation of the Vintage Fire Museum and Safety Education Center as well as being partners in The Gallery on Pearl, LLC - both in New Albany, Indiana, where they reside.

So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up, until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.
Ephesians 4:11-13