Rev. William D. O'Connor
The Rev. William Daniel O'Connor was born in Columbus, Indiana to Bill and Diane O'Connor. He was washed in the Name of the Triune God in the waters of Holy Baptism on May 30th, 1965, and was confirmed at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Columbus, Indiana on April 8th, 1979.
Pastor O'Connor graduated from Concordia College in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he earned a degree in Psychology/Sociology. He then enrolled at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, from which he graduated with a Master of Divinity degree in May of 1994. Pastor O'Connor served as Vicar at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Greenwich, Connecticut.
After his ordination, Pastor O'Connor was installed as pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Key West, Florida on July 10th, 1994, where he served until August of 1997. He then accepted the call to be pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Valonia, Indiana and Faith Lutheran Church in Salem, Indiana. He served those two congregations until accepting the call to be pastor of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Winamac, Indiana in October of 2001, where he served until accepting the call to Faith.
Pastor O'Connor was united in marriage with Kelly D. Arnholt. They have been blessed with three children: Meredith, William, and Christopher.