Rev. Jim Pierce became pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Anaconda, Montana on July 15, 2018. He graduated from the University of Washington in June 1991 with a B.A. in Political Science. However, he soon after pursued a career in information technology services. Pastor Pierce is married to Suzanne and has two children. They lived in the greater Seattle area for many years but God had other plans and in 2014 pastor Pierce and Suzanne moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana where he attended Concordia Theological Seminary. In May of 2018 pastor Pierce received his Masters in Divinity from the same seminary.