Rev. Gary Schuschke

Serving the Lord in Germany



Rev. Gary Schuschke serves the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Frankfurt, Germany. Gary serves as the pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, an English-speaking congregation in Frankfurt. He serves the families and members of this congregation who come from all around the world. As a congregation, they reach out to the people of many backgrounds who live and work in the Frankfurt community, sharing with them the Gospel in word and deed.

Gary’s hometown is Colorado Springs, Colo. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, in 1987. He received his Lutheran Teacher’s Diploma from Concordia College, Seward, Neb., in 1992. While at Concordia College, Gary completed his student teaching at Hong Kong International School in Repulse Bay, Hong Kong. After receiving his teacher’s diploma, he taught at Lutheran schools in San Angelo, Texas, and Alexandria, Va.

Gary received his Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, in 2000. During his time at the seminary, he studied as an exchange student for one year at the seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England at Westfield House in Cambridge, England. Since seminary, he has served as a pastor at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church and School in Oviedo, Fla. During his time at St. Luke’s, he helped establish a mission partnership with the Lutheran church in Sloka, Latvia (a congregation of the LCMS sister church in Latvia). Gary also taught theology and New Testament classes for the LCMS Florida-Georgia District’s Concordia House of Studies. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, sight-seeing, scuba diving, kayaking, hiking and reading.


Pray for Rev. Schuschke as he serves in Germany. Ask God to continue to be with and bless the members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Frankfurt. Pray that the Lord would open doors to reaching many more people in the Frankfurt area, both Germans and expatriates. Pray that he is effective in teaching and bold in witnessing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Let us give thanks for Rev. Schuschke’s service in this part of the world.

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  • Birthday: June 17
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