Pastor Ryan Kleimola is married to Kati Kleimola. They have five children, Daniela, Lila, Caleb, Daisy, and Levi. He graduated from the preseminary program at Concordia University, Ann Arbor in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Management. He then attended Concordia Seminary in Saint Louis, Missouri from where he graduated in 2010, having served his vicarage (internship) in New Hartford, Connecticut.
His favorite parts of ministry are the constantly changing tasks, interactions with people, and bringing the Good News of salvation in Christ to sinners like himself. He enjoys reading for enjoyment when he finds the time, working with digital media communications and technology, and spending time with his wife.
His favorite quotation comes form Martin Luther who said,
“I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.”
His favorite Bible passage, which was his confirmation verse is from Romans 8:38-39,
For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.