Pastor Michael Zeigler began serving at Epiphany in August of 2014. Prior to that, he served as an assistant pastor at Timothy Lutheran Church in South City, St. Louis. Before becoming a pastor, he served as an aircraft maintenance officer in the Air Force.
Michael grew up in a military family, living throughout the U.S., from North Dakota to Alabama, Virginia to Colorado. His family moved eleven times before he finished high school in Springfield, Missouri. He graduated from the U. S. Air Force Academy in 2001 with a general engineering degree and served 5 years in the Air Force. He left active duty in 2006 to prepare to be a pastor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, completing a Master’s of Divinity in 2010 and a PhD in 2014.
He continues to serve part-time as an Air Force Reserve officer and as a guest instructor at Concordia Seminary.
Pastor and his wife, Amy, have four children. Amy enjoys being a home-school teacher, cooking, gardening, and coordinating all manner of events aimed at strengthening bonds between family and friends. The Zeiglers live in South City near Carondelet Park and enjoy the outdoor activities it offers. Check out Pastor’s blog, “Teach to Keep“.