Rev. Bertram B. Lewis, Sr.
Meet Our Pastor
— Rev. Bertram B. Lewis, Sr.
Pastor Lewis was born in Selma, Alabama and at an early age his family moved to Indianapolis, Indiana where he was raised. He attended Public School #41 and graduated from Shortridge High School with a Diploma in College Prep. He attended Indiana University and graduated with a Bachelor’s in General Studies. Majoring in Supervision and Psychology.
He also holds a bachelor’s in Theology from Trinity Bible College, Evansville, Indiana and a Master’s of Divinity from Master’s International University and School of Divinity and will complete the requirements for His Doctorate in Ministry in 2020.
He attended Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne Indiana, graduating with his Colloquy in Ministry.
He has served as pastor at Shepherd of the City Lutheran Church, Ft. Wayne Indiana. Saint Philip Ev. Lutheran Church, Cleveland, Ohio. Associate Pastor, St. John Lutheran Church, Garfield Hts., Ohio. Beautiful Savior Community Lutheran Church, Richmond Hts.,Ohio (which he founded). Michigan District Mission Developer, founding Tabernacle of Praise Lutheran, and now St. Philip’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Detroit.
He has served on both District and Synodical Boards for the L.C.M.S.
He has taught religion at Lutheran High School East, Cleveland Hts., Ohio
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