National Association of Directors of Christian Education

James Lohman

DCE James Lohman, Secretary

James Lohman, is a Director of Christian Education with over 30 years of experience in ministry.  He currently is an Associate Director for The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Office of National Mission serving with Youth Ministry.  His responsibilities include serving the LCMS Youth Gathering as Arrangements Director and coordinating LCMS Servant Event opportunities for youth and adults at various locations throughout the United States and internationally.

A graduate of Missouri State University, Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in education and completed his teacher colloquy and Director of Christian Education certification through Concordia University Chicago.  He holds a Master of Arts degree in Religion Education from Concordia University Irvine.

Jim’s parish experiences includes ministry to the children, youth and families of congregations in California, Washington and Missouri.  Prior to joining the LCMS Youth Ministry Staff, he served as Director of Christian Education Specialists for Concordia Publishing House.

Jim enjoys being the husband of Andrea and father of Kayla and Tessa.  He also enjoys cooking, reading and singing tenor with the Community Gospel Choir.